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 Rise of Capitalism David Ricardo The years between 1776 , when Adam
Smith ' s Wealth of Nations was published , and 1817 , which saw the first edition
of David Ricardo ' s Of the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation , were ...
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 ...
In the nineteenth century , the price level would rise during expansions and fall
during contractions ; throughout the twentieth century , the price level rose
steadily but output and employment would rise during booms and fall during
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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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