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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Sraffa published relatively few works: a handful of articles, really one major article
in English - 'The laws of returns under competitive conditions' (1926) - and one
slim book of fewer than one hundred pages, published in 1960: Production of ...
Ricardo had something of a marginal analysis of land and natural resources, but
the Classical economists displayed an asymmetric analysis of agriculture and
manufacturing - diminishing returns in agriculture, and increasing returns in ...
Since 2000, he has been Professor perfectly competitive, that trading nations
have identical tastes and technologies, that economies are operating at full
employment, and that constant returns to scale prevail in production. This last is
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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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