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Principles of Political Economy and Taxation…

Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (Great Minds) (original 1817; edition 1996)

by David Ricardo

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This landmark treatise of 1817 formulated the guiding principles behind the market economy. Author Ricardo, with Adam Smith, founded the classical system of political economy, a school of thought that dominated economic policies throughout the 19th century and figured prominently in the theories of John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx.… (more)
Title:Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (Great Minds)
Authors:David Ricardo
Info:Prometheus Books (1996), Paperback, 305 pages
Collections:Your library, Classic books, Partly read books
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The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation by David Ricardo (1817)



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In a way Ricardo's economic theory is akin to Aristotle's physical theory, it feels a bit difficult to get a grip of it since it's presented without any mathematical or graphic aids. Nevertheless it's easy to see why this was a groundbreaking work, Ricardo's economic acumen and the explicitness of his arguments are nothing short of brilliant.
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