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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Born : 1571 , London , England Importance : The proponent : Trade , and in
particular international trade , occupied of Mercantilist theories a central place in
Mercantilist principles . Died : 1641 , London , England | Mercantilists lived in a
Ricardo was writing in the context of an emerging conflict between the interests of
Born : 1772 , London , England Importance : Major landlords and capitalists .
While Ricardo ' s analysis contributions to theories on was conducted at an ...
Even though Marshall was not the first to draw the curves of Born : 1842 , London
, England Importance : Introduced demand and supply to determine the
equilibrium partial equilibrium analysis level of price and quantity , he is regarded
as the ...
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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
Introduction by Professor James Rollo
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