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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The Keynesian results of involuntary unemployment and insufficient aggregate
demand would be obtained only if price or factor-price rigidity were present in an
economy, in the short run. While at a theoretical level Patinkin's work illustrated ...
She elabourated Keynes' ideas of fundamental uncertainty, the impact of
expectations on investment decisions, and the role of investment and aggregate
demand in economic growth. She insisted that unemployment was a normal
feature of ...
New Keynesianism E. John Maynard Keynes showed that the existence of
involuntary unemployment was consistent with the normal workings of the
economic system. Joseph E. Stiglitz would start with the equilibrium framework
and ask how ...
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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
Joan Robinson 74 Joseph E Stiglitz
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