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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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
blades of ...
Schmoller revived a school of economic analysis that came to be known Born :
1838 , Heibronn , Germany as the German Historical School . The School ' s main
Importance : The leader of ! emphasis was the importance of historical context ...
Input - Output Analysis Wassily Leontief Wassily Leontief developed modern
input - output ( I - O ) analysis , an indispensable tool for economic analysis and
policy , for which he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1973 . In addition
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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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