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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Distribution of the national product between landlords , capitalists and workers
was of interest to Ricardo , but his prime interest was on the effect of this
distribution on future accumulation . Ricardo believed that the interests of
capitalists were ...
Spending this year on goods that will be used several years in the future ( for
example , land and buildings ) goes onto the capital account and the total cost is
divided over the lifetime of the investment . Federal government does not keep ...
Economic activity of the present generation has an impact on the economic
activities of future generations as energy and materials in the finite environment
are irrevocably used up and the harmful effects of pollution on the environment ...
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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
Ibn Khaldun 12 Thomas Mun
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