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 the contrary , human beings are capable of feeling empathy toward their
fellow beings . Therefore , the Smithian concept of self - interest in the market
exchange should not be associated with a belief in utterly selfish human nature .
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Economic laws ' were deduced from assumptions about how humans act in
pursuit of their economic interests . ... convinced that economic theory should be
embedded in the analysis of institutions because institutions shape human
The Human Development Index Amartya Sen development and welfare Nobel
Prize : 1998 Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
in 1998 for his research on the development of human capabilities and the ...
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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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