Principles Of Political Economy And Taxation

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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 ...
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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780217743112
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Original Preface 1
Advertisement 3
I On Value 5
II On Rent 34
III On the Rent of Mines 45
IV On Natural and Market Price 48
V On Wages 52
VI On Profits 64
VII On Foreign Trade 78
VIII On Taxes 95
IX Taxes on Raw Produce 99
X Taxes on Rent 112
XI Tithes 114
XII Land-Tax 117
XIII Taxes on Gold 124
XIV Taxes on Houses 131
XV Taxes on Profits 134
XVI Taxes on Wages 142
XVII Taxes on Other Commodities than Raw Produce 162
XVIII Poor Rates 172
XIX On Sudden Changes in the Channels of Trade 176
XX Value and Riches, their Distinctive Properties 182
XXI Effects of Accumulation on Profits and Interest 192
XXII Bounties on Exportation, and Prohibitions of Importation 200
XXIII On Bounties on Productions 214
XXIV Doctrine of Adam Smith Concerning the Rent of Land 219
XXV On Colonial Trade 228
XXVI On Gross and Net Revenue 235
XXVII On Currency and Banks 238
XXVIII On the Comparative Value of Gold, Corn, and Labour, in Rich and Poor Countries 253
XXIX Taxes Paid by the Producer 258
XXX On the Influence of Demand and Supply on Prices 260
XXXI On Machinery 263
XXXII Mr. Malthus's Opinions on Rent 272
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