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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Philosophy and Economics Aristotle In his major work, The Politics, the
philosopher Aristotle identified two types of productive and distributive activity of
Ancient Greek society. One he called ceconomia, and the other chrematistike.
M represents the stock of money in the economy; V, the velocity of its circulation;
P, the price level; and T, the number of transactions in the economy or the level of
economic activity. Implicit is the notion that the velocity of money circulation is ...
Monetary policy is a tool by which government can influence the economy by
affecting interest rates. Monetarism: The school of thought that maintains that
money supply is the chief determinant of economic activity and that argues that
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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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