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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At a fundamental level, the economy concerns how societies organise
themselves to provide for their material wellbeing. This primarily concerns the
decisions that have to be made regarding production and distribution. While all
societies must ...
For the Classical authors, political economy was concerned with the manner in
which societies organised themselves to provide for their material needs. Jevons
and other Neoclassical authors rejected this view in favor of one that saw ...
Lerner was initially concerned with demand-side inflation and saw taxation as a
means of controlling it. However, he later became more concerned about supply-
side or cost-push inflation. He noticed that inflation did not begin at the full ...
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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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