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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Khaldun was a political economist of the Classical type , employing an analysis
that combined economics , sociology , Born : 1332 , Tunis , Tunisia Importance :
The forerunner political science , history and moral philosophy . of Classical ...
Mill was concerned about the unequal distribution of wealth between the classes
and whereas earlier political economists had seen this as inevitable , Mill
believed the powerlessness of workers should end and social justice be restored
This development was related to a move from ' political economy to ' economics ' .
For the Classical authors , political economy was concerned with the manner in
which societies organised themselves to provide for their material needs .
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Introduction by Professor James Rollo
Ibn Khaldun 12 Thomas Mun
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