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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Neoclassical Synthesis Don Patinkin Don Patinkin, an American-Israeli
economist and President of the Israeli Economic Association in 1976, is known
for his numerous contributions to post-war monetary theory, foremost among
them then an ...
The group set out to explore the true meaning of Keynes' ideas and its members
came to be known as the Post-Keynesian economists. They claimed that
interpretations, other than theirs, of Keynes' General Theory had significant flaws.
USA Importance: Influential on monetary policy and On 19 October 1987, shortly
after taking the Chair at the Fed, Greenspan was faced with a stock market
proponent of laissez -faire crash, known as Black Monday. This was the second ...
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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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