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
... and early 1980s , when the economy was experiencing simultaneous
recession and inflation . Under Volcker , the Fed targeted the money supply as
the primary variable of monetary policy , but under Greenspan it became
accepted that the ...
He moved to Germany and became part of the ' Kiel School of economics , a
group that referred to Quesnay ' s Tableau Economique 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
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