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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While this approach sought to reconcile Keynes' contributions with the standard
approach, it incorporated a number of Keynes' insights into the synthesis. The
importance of conducting macroeconomic analysis, a central role for money as a
In particular, Stiglitz criticised the approach to economic development in Asia,
Africa and Latin America and to the transitional economies of the former Soviet
Union. It entailed a market approach emphasising privatisation, free trade, and ...
In this approach, growth and the cycle itself are seen to be caused by the same
phenomena, whereas in the monetary approach growth and cycles are explained
differently. Schumpeter viewed cycles as rooted in swarms of technological ...
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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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