Little Book of Big Ideas
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|Format:||Hardback, 128 pages|
|Other Information: ||approx 75 colour images|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 March 2007|
The Little Book of Big Ideas: Economics contains the profiles and theories of 50 of the world's most eminent economists. From mercantilists through Keynesians to modern economic thought, this book gets behind 50 of the greatest minds and 10 core theories. Covering Hume, Smith and Marx, succinct biographies provide an insight into economists' personalities and reveal the outstanding contribution that each has made to this pervasive discipline. Essential concepts and themes have been expertly selected and complex issues are explained in their social, political and cultural context.
About the Author
Mathew Forstater is Associate Professor of Economics and BlackStudies, and Director of the Center for Full Employment and PriceStability, Department of Economics, University of Missouri-Kansas City.Previously a visiting scholar at the Jerome Levy Economics Institute ofBard College he has taught at Bard and Gettysburg College and remains aresearch associate with the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College.He has been published widely on political economy and the history ofacademic thought in a range of academic journals.
Features the theories of 50 of the world's key economistsContains 10 of the major movements of world economics, their history and how they have developed in the modern worldSmall, handy format - ideal for someone who wants to get a basic understanding of a broad range of economic conceptsA perfect gift purchase for anyone interested in the development of economicsAn ideal self-purchase for students, teachers and anyone who wants a concise introduction into the world of economic theory
'A convenient and useful information source for economics teachers and practitioners - this volume provides the student of economics, and the general reader wishing to know what is economics, with an excellent and extremely user-friendly summary of key economic ideas.' First Trust Bank (June 2007)
|Publisher: ||A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||18.0 x 12.0 centimeters (0.31 kg)|