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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His name is more generally and reverentially associated with socialism, and yet
Marx wrote very little on that subject compared to his voluminous studies of
capitalism. In his major work, Capital (Das Kapital) (1867), subtitled A Critique of
Gilman brought attention to the important role of household labour in an economy
and predicted that many of the activities traditionally awareness of gender issues
associated with unpaid housework and child rearing into the study of ...
The Classical authors are usually thought to have put forward theories of
economic development, and the term was also associated with studies by later
figures such as Joseph Schumpeter. In the post-Second World War period, the
field of ...
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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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