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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Thomas Mun was one of its most distinguished contributors of ideas and
principles. ' Born: 1571, London, England importance: The proponent \ Trade,
and in particular international trade, occupied ! of Mercantilist theories a central
place in ...
Say's Law of Markets Say's Law, often crudely stated as 'Supply Creates Its Own
Demand', is one of the most important and controversial ideas in economics.
Originating in the Classical period, Say's Law in its strongest form is at the heart
Samuelson promoted the ideas of John Maynard Keynes by formalising them
mathematically and it was through Samuelson's Economics that generations of
students discovered the 'Keynesian cross' income-expenditure diagram as a
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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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