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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Physiocrats argued, took up as much value as inputs into production as it created
in output, and consequently created no net product. Physiocrats viewed the
production of goods and services as consumption of the agricultural surplus; ...
Growth Theory Growth is the increase of real per capita output, or total production
of goods and services relative to the size of the population. But economic growth
is not purely quantitative; it is also qualitative. Growth does not simply result in ...
Input-Output Analysis Wassily Leontief Born: 1906, Munich, Germany Importance:
Developed input-output analysis Died: 1999, New York, USA Wassily Leontief
developed modern input-output (l-O) analysis, an indispensable tool for ...
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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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