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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For Ricardo , a rise in the real wage would have no effect on the value of a
commodity , as long as there was no change in the amount of labor time
embodied in its production . A rise in real wages would have a negative effect on
the level of ...
There are two aspects to the argument : the direct real balance effect and the
indirect real balance effect . Both begin with the proposition that under conditions
of unemployment , firms will slash prices to try to unload excess inventories .
This is made more difficult because the effects of pollution may become evident
only several years after the initial act of ... The fact that the pollution process is
cumulative also complicates matters , because the magnitude of the initial effect
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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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