Economics

The Cambridge Companion to Keynes

John Maynard Keynes is so often called the “most influential economist of the twentieth century” that it has become a…

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Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher and His Political Economy

By re-examining Adam Smith’s theories as they were originally articulated, Gavin Kennedy, Emeritus Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, aims at nothing…

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Keynes’s Vision: Why the Great Depression Did Not Return

John Maynard Keynes was raised by a family of academics to be an academic. The son of economist John Neville…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About John Maynard Keynes

1.John Maynard Keynes was born into a successful family. His father was John Neville Keynes, a formidable economist in his…

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Adam Smith and the Founding of Market Economics

In 2005, the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan delivered the Adam Smith Memorial Lecture in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Here, at…

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The Road to Hayek: Nicholas Wapshott on the Life and Work of Economist Friedrich Hayek

  Austrian-born economist Friedrich Hayek was noted for his criticisms of the Keynesian welfare state and of totalitarian socialism which was…

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Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life by Nicholas Phillipson is a deeply probing historical biography. This book plunges into the depths of…

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Keynes: The Twentieth Century’s Most Influential Economist

Ever since the current financial crisis began in 2007, one name started reappearing in the newspapers. Not that John Maynard…

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The Road to Hayek: Nicholas Wapshott on the Life and Work of Economist Friedrich Hayek

Austrian-born British economist Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992) is best known for his defense of classical liberalism and what is now called…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Adam Smith

1.While studying at Balliol College at Oxford, Adam Smith became absent-minded at the dinner table, which was common for him.…

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