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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From controlling inflation to understanding globalisation; from pricing your mobile
phone call to pricing use of the motor car; from measuring poverty to measuring
happiness; from liberalising trade to restricting pollution; from making war to ...
Kuznets was elected President of the American Economic Association in 1954
and, together with Wesley C. Mitchell, he worked at the National Bureau of
Economic Research to develop the standardised measurement of gross national
A major aspect of his work has been the development of alternative indicators for
measuring human development. Sen's search for an alternative to use of GDP as
an economic measure led to the development of his 'capabilities approach' ...
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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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