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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Where the two A classic example of Marshall ' s static partial equilibrium analysis
was the way he determined an individual firm ' s market price by the intersection
of the countervailing forces of supply and demand . The Marshallian “ scissors ...
Consultations to the U . S . government brought Born : 1915 , Gary , Indiana
Importance : Raised the level Samuelson national and international recognition
as of mathematical analysis an economic advisor . In 1965 , he was elected and
Input - Output Analysis Wassily Leontief I and Wassily Leontief developed
modern input - output ( I – O ) analysis , an indispensable tool for economic
analysis and policy , for which he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1973
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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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