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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Schumpeter viewed cycles as rooted in swarms of technological innovation ,
which then also affected growth . Other authors of this persuasion argued that
competition compelled firms to introduce labour - saving technological
innovations – in ...
The direction of second law ( the entropy technological innovation should be
carried out towards ecologically viable methods of production utilisation of
energy and energy generation . decreases the total Georgescu - Roegen
emphasised the ...
For example , a major innovation such as the railroad or the automobile would
stimulate or even give rise to many other sectors directly and indirectly , and
those sectors would in turn stimulate others . As well , new technologies also
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Introduction by Professor James Rollo
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