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On classical economics

by Thomas Sowell

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical school of economics.,
  • Economics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas Sowell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB94 .S69 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3410848M
    ISBN 100300113161
    ISBN 109780300113167
    LC Control Number2005026877

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    Neoclassical Economics: Selected full-text books and articles The Struggle over the Soul of Economics: Institutionalist and Neoclassical Economists in America between the Wars By Yuval P. Yonay Princeton University Press, In his book On Classical Economics, Thomas Sowell devotes a chapter to Sismondi, arguing that he was a neglected pioneer. Italian history. Meanwhile, he began to compile his great Histoire des républiques italiennes du Moyen Âge, and was introduced to Madame de Staël.

    Classical Economics Vs. Keynesian Economics: The Key Differences. Should the government influence the economy or stay away from it? Should economic policy be focused on long term results or short term problems? Many such beliefs form the difference between the two major schools of thought in economics: Classical and Keynesian economics. Classical economics - Wikipedia Classical economics or classical political economy is a school of thought in economics that flourished, primarily in Britain, in the late 18th and early-to-mid 19th main thinkers are held to be Adam Smith, Jean-Baptiste Say, David Ricardo, Thomas Robert Malthus, and John Stuart economists.


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