Big Three in Economics: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes / Edition 1

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History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics. The Big Three in Economics traces the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765616944
  • Publisher: M E Sharpe Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 380,926
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Economics Explained

    This book is about far more than the 'big three'. Many other economists are included in this sweeping history of modern and classical economics. If you are interested in economics and can only buy one book this is it. The author skilfully points out the key strengths and differences of economic theories without wallowing in minor and insignificant nuances. He stays on point and avoids arcane pedantics. In hsitorical sequence he skillfully and aptly tracks the evolution of economic theory and its societal implications.

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