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|Named Person:||Jean Baptiste Say; Jean Baptiste Say|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean Baptiste Say; R R Palmer
|Description:||viii, 167 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1. The Mild Revolutionary. Freedom of Speech. Journalism. Benjamin Franklin. Bureaucracy. The Theater. The Constitution of 1795. Promoting the Arts and Trades --
Ch. 2. The Sober Utopian. A Moral Society. Plain Living and Comfort. The Need for Political Economy. Monuments and Aphorisms --
Ch. 3. The Frustrated Economist. The French in Egypt. Offending Napoleon. Political Economy as a Science. Everybody's Business. Elementary Schools for All. Extravagance and Deprivation. The Profits and Evils of Slavery --
Ch. 4. The Innovative Economist. Utility and Value. Goods and Services. The Entrepreneur. Say's Law. Population. Say in Business for Himself. Emigration? Thomas Jefferson --
Ch. 5. The Commentator on England.
|Other Titles:||J.-B. Say|
|Responsibility:||selected and translated by R.R. Palmer.|
He is exceptional among economists in that for several years he was in business for himself as a factory owner and so took part in the activities that he and other economists analyzed. Say always wrote in nontechnical language for a thoughtful but unspecialized audience, and Palmer's well-known skills as a translator serve well to present a collection of fascinating and hitherto untranslated material.