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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Eisner argued that the logic of an economy with unemployed resources is
different from the economy running at full employment and full capacity. High
deficits at full employment will be inflationary, but if there is unemployment and
slack in the ...
Schmoller argued that the only way to study complex socioeconomic phenomena
was to look at their historical developments and study causal effects, as opposed
to the study of static, universal and abstract theory that conventional economics ...
He argued that a major factor in the evolutionary success of mankind was a
predisposition to cooperate and to share, without the need for institutions such as
the market or the state. Kropotkin argued that cooperation was a primary survival
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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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