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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Debt-Deflation Irving Fisher Born: 1867, New York, USA Importance: Formalised
the quantity theory of money and developed debt- deflation theory Died: 1947,
New York, USA Irving Fisher, an American monetarist of the first half of the ...
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 ...
England Importance: Laid foundations for theory of imperfect competition Died:
1983. Cambridge, England Joan Robinson belonged to a group of Cambridge
economists that surrounded John Maynard Keynes and who helped develop and
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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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