Economic ideas and trends play a crucial yet little-understood role in the development of the world in which we live and are therefore vital to understanding our society today. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this handbook covers 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Including Hume, Smith, Marx, and von Mises, succinct biographies reach behind the personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution each has made to this internationally important and pervasive discipline. The essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and the complex issues clearly explained within a social, political, and cultural context, allowing the rich history of economic thought to be told and the motivations behind its phenomenal global development to be understood.
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The Labor Market Edmund S . Phelps Born near Chicago in the midst of the Great
Depression , Edmund S . “ Ned ” Phelps attended Yale University . He joined the
faculty at Columbia University in 1971 , where he has remained since , and ...
Born and raised on a Canadian farm , Galbraith studied agricultural economics at
the University of California - Berkeley and then accepted a teaching position at
Harvard University , where he remained for his entire career . He was a sceptic ...
Economic Dynamics Joseph Schumpeter Moravian - born Austrian - American
economist Joseph Alois Schumpeter was one of the greatest theorists of
economic development and business cycles . He is best known for his theories
on creative ...
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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
MONEY AND FINANCE 30 Thomas Malthus
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