More than 40 classic articles, book excerpts, and research studies that have shaped the field of economics can be found in this text. Selections include works of Thomas Mun, David Hume, Karl Marx, Milton Friedman, John Kenneth Galbraith, and W. Arthur Lewis. Designed to expose students to the essential ideas, theories and scholars in the field, Sources: Notable Selections in Economics is a great source for generating research or paper ideas. This title is supported by Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/), a student Web site that provides study support tools and links to links to related Web sites.
Table of ContentsPart 1. The Mercantilist, Physiocratic, and Classical SchoolsCHAPTER 1. The Mercantilist School 1.1. Thomas Mun, from England's Treasure by Forraign Trade 1.2. William Petty, from A Treatise of Taxes and Contributions CHAPTER 2. The Physiocratic School 2.1. François Quesnay, from Quesnay's Tableau Économique, ed. and trans. Marguerite Kuczynski and Ronald L. Meek 2.2. Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, from Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth CHAPTER 3. The Classical School 3.1. David Hume, from Essays: Moral, Political, and Literary, rev. ed., ed. Eugene F. Miller 3.2. Adam Smith, from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, ed. Edwin Cannan 3.3. Thomas Robert Malthus, from An Essay on the Principle of Population, ed. Philip Appleman 3.4. David Ricardo, from The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (and more...)