Principles of Political Economy and Taxation / Edition 1

Principles of Political Economy and Taxation / Edition 1

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by David Ricardo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573921092

ISBN-13: 9781573921091

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Prometheus Books

David Ricardo (1772-1823), the founder of the classical school of economics, applied the deductive logic of the philosopher James Mill to the analysis of monetary principles. His chief work, Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, first published in 1817, had a profound imapct and remains one of the groundworks of modern economics. Ricardo's labor theory…  See more details below

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David Ricardo (1772-1823), the founder of the classical school of economics, applied the deductive logic of the philosopher James Mill to the analysis of monetary principles. His chief work, Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, first published in 1817, had a profound imapct and remains one of the groundworks of modern economics. Ricardo's labor theory of values, as well as his elaboration of the division of incomes, and the function of wages, rent, and trade, deeply influenced the economic philosophies of Karl Marx, John Stuart Mill, Alfred Marshall, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573921091
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Great Minds Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
305
Sales rank:
972,947
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Original Preface1
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IOn Value5
IIOn Rent34
IIIOn the Rent of Mines45
IVOn Natural and Market Price48
VOn Wages52
VIOn Profits64
VIIOn Foreign Trade78
VIIIOn Taxes95
IXTaxes on Raw Produce99
XTaxes on Rent112
XITithes114
XIILand-Tax117
XIIITaxes on Gold124
XIVTaxes on Houses131
XVTaxes on Profits134
XVITaxes on Wages142
XVIITaxes on Other Commodities than Raw Produce162
XVIIIPoor Rates172
XIXOn Sudden Changes in the Channels of Trade176
XXValue and Riches, their Distinctive Properties182
XXIEffects of Accumulation on Profits and Interest192
XXIIBounties on Exportation, and Prohibitions of Importation200
XXIIIOn Bounties on Productions214
XXIVDoctrine of Adam Smith Concerning the Rent of Land219
XXVOn Colonial Trade228
XXVIOn Gross and Net Revenue235
XXVIIOn Currency and Banks238
XXVIIIOn the Comparative Value of Gold, Corn, and Labour, in Rich and Poor Countries253
XXIXTaxes Paid by the Producer258
XXXOn the Influence of Demand and Supply on Prices260
XXXIOn Machinery263
XXXIIMr. Malthus's Opinions on Rent272

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