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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Conversely , prices in nation A will fall due to its outflow of currency . The change
in relative prices will alter the terms of trade between the countries against nation
B , as its goods will become more expensive than the goods in the deficit ...
There are , however , other types of modern fixed exchange rate systems , such
as currency unions , currency boards and pegged currencies ( one currency fixed
to another currency ) . The issue of fixed versus flexible exchange rates has ...
Specie : A commodity metal , historically gold and silver , backing money or
currency . Monopoly : Market characterised by absolute control of all sales and
distribution in the market by one firm , allowing the firm to sell at a higher price ...
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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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