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The Making of the Classical Theory of Economic Growth.

Author: Anthony Brewer
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics, v. 112
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects together Anthony Brewer's work on the origins and development of the theory of economic growth from the late eighteenth century and looking at how it came to dominate economic thinking in the nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brewer, Anthony.
Making of the Classical Theory of Economic Growth.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Brewer
ISBN: 9780203851845 0203851846
OCLC Number: 664551707
Description: 1 online resource (220 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Part I The invention of economic growth; 1 Introduction; 2 The concept of growth in eighteenth-century economics; Part II The Scottish tradition from Hume to Smith; 3 An eighteenth-century view of economic development: Hume and Steuart; 4 Luxury and economic development: David Hume and Adam Smith; 5 Adam Ferguson, Adam Smith, and the concept of economic growth; Part III Accumulation and growth: Turgot and Smith; 6 Turgot: Founder of classical economics; 7 Turgot, Smith, and capital accumulation. Part IV Growth, saving and distribution8 Adam Smith on classes and saving; 9 Rent and profit in the Wealth of Nations; 10 Edward West and the classical theory of distribution and growth; Part V Epilogue: John Rae and technical change; 11 Economic growth and technical change: John Rae's critique of Adam Smith; 12 Invention; Index.
Series Title: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics, v. 112

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Collects together Anthony Brewer's work on the origins and development of the theory of economic growth from the late eighteenth century and looking at how it came to dominate economic thinking in the nineteenth century.

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