The Little Book of Big Ideas: Economics contains the profiles and theories of 50 of the world's most eminent economists. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this book gets behind 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Covering Hume, Smith and Marx, succinct biographies provide an insight into economists' personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution that each has made to this pervasive discipline. Essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and complex issues are explained in their social, political and cultural context.
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He is best known for his defence of liberal democracy and free - market
capitalism against socialist and collectivist thought in the mid - twentieth century ,
and his followers , as well as those of his contemporary Born : 1899 , Vienna ,
Born and raised on a Canadian farm , Galbraith studied agricultural economics at
the University of California , Berkeley and then accepted a teaching position at
Harvard University , where he remained for his entire career . He was a Born ...
Born : 1906 , Munich , Germany Importance : Developed Russian - born , Leontief
attended his home town input - output analysis University of St . Petersburg ,
which by the time he Died : 1999 , New York , USA graduated in 1925 , age 19 ...
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Great read for perhaps a highschooler or college student interested in the field of economics. Gives a quick snapshot of many economists including their backgrounds and specialties within the field ... Read full review
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