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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p-S(q) p - D(q) A classic example of Marshall's static partial equilibrium analysis
was the way he determined an individual firm's market price by the intersection of
the countervailing forces of supply and demand. The Marshallian 'scissors', with ...
Schmoller revived a school of economic analysis that came to be known as the
German Historical School. The School's main emphasis was the importance of
historical context and institutions in the analysis of complex socio-economic ...
Input-Output Analysis Wassily Leontief Born: 1906, Munich, Germany Importance:
Developed input-output analysis Died: 1999, New York, USA Wassily Leontief
developed modern input-output (l-O) analysis, an indispensable tool for ...
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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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