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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Mathew Forstater. Left : Early mercantilist writers believed that the wealth of a
nation was measured by the available stores of gold and silver . Later
mercantilists developed a somewhat more sophisticated view . Mercantilists held
a derogatory ...
Distribution of the national product between landlords , capitalists and workers
was of interest to Ricardo , but his prime interest was on the effect of this
distribution on future accumulation . Ricardo believed that the interests of
capitalists were ...
Only a concrete historical inquiry into School : This school of economic , social ,
political and cultural factors and historical thought their interrelatedness can give
a thorough believed that history understanding of present economic conditions ...
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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
Ibn Khaldun 12 Thomas Mun
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