Consumption as an Investment

Consumption as an Investment

by Cosimo Perrotta

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134402250
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/26/2004
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 521 KB

Table of Contents

I. Introduction: The Legacy of the Past  II. The Ancients and Inner Wealth  III. Patristics: End of the Contempt for Wealth and Labour  IV. Medieval Dualism: Poverty as an Ideal; Wealth as a Practical Goal  V. Italian Humanism Ignores Economic Development  VI. From Alms to Human Capital  VII. Spanish Unproductive Consumption  VIII. Expanding Production: A (Fearful) Hunger for Goods  IX. Productive and Unproductive Labour  X. Foreign Trade: Fostering Productive Consumption/ Productive Labour  XI. The Enlightenment Theory of Development: Consumption as an Investment

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