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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Hicks re - interpreted the ideas expressed by Keynes in The General Theory
through his famous IS - LM model . Slightly modified , Hicks ' model has
introduced generations of economists to Keynes . The formal interpretation of
Keynes ' The ...
Moreover , Keynes viewed investment as the driving force , and savings the
passive residual , so the causal relation was opposite that of the Neoclassical
framework , where savings determines investment through variations in the
interest rate ...
Imperfect Competition Joan Robinson Joan Robinson belonged to a group of
Cambridge economists that surrounded John Maynard Keynes and who helped
develop and extend Keynes ' General Theory . The group set out to explore 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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