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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In 1933 Fisher published an article 'The Debt-Deflation Theory of Great
Depressions', which became an important contribution to the theory of financial
instability. It explained the economic mechanism that could lead to a depression
such as ...
Under Volcker, the Fed targeted the money supply as the primary variable of
monetary policy, but ' under Greenspan it became accepted that the Fed could
not control the money supply; instead, monetary policy became the direct control
He moved to Germany and became part of the 'Kiel School' of economics, a
group that referred to Quesnay's Tableau Econotnique and Marx's reproduction
schemes for inspiration in modeling intersectoral relations in industrial capitalist ...
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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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