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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In the direct real balance effect, Patinkin argued that the increase in the value of
cash directly stimulates consumption and investment by consumers and investors
who feel richer due to the increased value of their holdings, setting off a process ...
oneself from the crowd, exhibiting the 'snob effect'. Interestingly, the snob effect
does not always mean driving the fanciest car or wearing designer jeans. It can
also mean driving the most beat-up looking automobile or wearing the most
Regardless of the form of ownership (private, state and so on), Kapp argued that
enterprise would cause negative socio-ecological effects due to its cost-
minimising nature. Environmental pollution through the production and disposal
of waste, ...
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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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