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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Growth Theory Growth is the increase of real per capita output, or total production
of goods and services relative to the size of the population. But economic growth
is not purely quantitative; it is also qualitative. Growth does not simply result in ...
Growth and Inequality Simon Kuznets Born: 1901, Kharkov, Ukraine Importance:
Major contributions to economic growth theories Nobel Prize: 1971 Died: 1985,
Massachusetts, USA The American economist and Nobel Prize winner Simon ...
As growth continued, certain counter-forces resulted in decreased inequality. ...
Such differences suggested to him much greater obstacles to the economic
development and growth in contemporary underdeveloped countries. Despite ...
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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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