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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On Wall Street, in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Shanghai, Sydney and
Mumbai, economists sit at the centre of decisionmaking that determines the fate
of your savings, the level of your pension, the future of your employer, indeed the
fate of ...
The ideas of economists sometimes seem to stand common sense on its head.
Since Adam Smith, most economists have taken as a given that opening up the
national economy to foreign trade and investment is a good thing. Increased ...
Cambridge, England Joan Robinson belonged to a group of Cambridge
economists that surrounded John Maynard Keynes and who helped develop and
extend Keynes' General Theory. The group set out to explore the true meaning of
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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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