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 ćconomia , and the other chrematistiké .
Implicit is the notion that the velocity of money circulation is more or less constant
, and the level of economic activity is relatively stable , in the short run . Therefore
, any increase in money supply would translate to an increase in the level of ...
Recession : A temporary downturn in economic activity , usually indicated by two
a falling GDP . Partial equilibrium : A branch of microeconomics that views firms
and markets in isolation , holding all other factors in other markets constant .
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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
Ibn Khaldun 12 Thomas Mun
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