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 command societies , the economy was embedded in political institutions , such
as European feudalism or various ... The rise of market - orientated economies
introduced a specifically economic institution that determined production and ...
The School ' s main Importance : The leader of ! emphasis was the importance of
historical context the younger German and institutions in the analysis of complex
historical school of socio - economic phenomena . economics Died : 1917 , Bad ...
He argued that the subject matter of economics should be the study of institutions
in their evolutionary character ( that is , as their nature evolves over time ) . In
contrast , conventional economic theory was concerned with the formulation of ...
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Introduction by Professor James Rollo
Ibn Khaldun 12 Thomas Mun
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