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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Conversely , diamonds are unimportant to human existence but are in scarce
supply , so marginal utility and price are high subjective category because it is
determined individually in a particular situation . He explained Adam Smith ' s ...
Influenced by Darwin , Gilman viewed human evolution as , in part , socially
determined , in particular by planned institutions . She was thus something of a
socialist , but with a faith in market solutions , and her work has family
resemblances to ...
Oligopoly : A market characterized by a few large producers who often act
together to control the supply of a particular good and its market price .
Privatization : The transfer of governmentowned or governmentrun companies to
the private ...
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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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