28FEB 2017
Adam Brett-Smith

Adam Brett-Smith

VIM: You have a huge passion for motorcycles and your first job after graduating from Oxford was as a bike messenger; was this passion a result of the job, or vice versa? No, I began riding bikes at 16. Being a bike messenger paid me (a bit of) money and got me a free bike to ride which was useful as…
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16MAR 2017
Adam Smith views

Adam Smith views

(OPTIMISM, ADAM SMITH, LIBERALS and UTOPIANS – continued) OPTIMISM, ADAM SMITH, LIBERALS and UTOPIANS (2 of 4) A part of the innovation that came in the 1700s was work by the Scotsman Adam Smith (1723-1790). Smith studied moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow and Oxford University. He collaborated…
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12MAY 2015
Definitions of economics by Adam Smith

Definitions of economics by Adam Smith

Is a social science which deals with human wants and their satisfaction. It is mainly concerned with the way in which a society chooses to employ its scarce resources which have alternative uses, for the production of goods for present and future consumption. We can have a good idea about the nature and scope of economics by studying some of the important definitions of economics…

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04FEB 2017
Adam Smith profile

Adam Smith profile

The Leadership Institute is the sole producer and distributor of Adam Smith ties and products in the United States. To view the shop click here or to get more information contact . By: Amy Green Dubbed by Time as the neckpiece of conservative Washington,the Adam Smith tie has quite the distinguished history. The Adam Smith tie was first introduced in 1968 for members of the…

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13JAN 2016
Development, Geography, and economic theory

Development, Geography, and economic theory

Summarizing this book asThe Self-Organizing Economy , only a bit more technical, filled with more citations to other economists, more navel-gazey, slightly more philosophical and with less of a focus on complex systems gets you at least 95% of what you need when deciding whether to read this book. As the next step after The Self-Organizing Economy , it leaves something to…

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13JUN 2016
Adam Smith capitalism theory

Adam Smith capitalism theory

Despite the recent crackdowns in New York and Los Angeles, it’s not surprising that the Occupy Wall Street movement has exploded into 900 chapters. The Occupy movement — as well as The Tea Party — are both “mad as hell” about the current state of affairs. Both sides share a general dissatisfaction with our current capitalist system. The left wants to end capitalism. The right…

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25JUN 2014
Adam Smiths Ideas

Adam Smiths Ideas

Description: The Economic Journal was first published in 1891 with a view of promoting the advancement of economic knowledge. Today, The Economic Journal is among the foremost of the learned journals in economics. It is invaluable to anyone with an active interest in economic issues and has established a reputation for excellence.The Economic Journal is a general journal with…

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05APR 2017
Capitalism and Adam Smith

Capitalism and Adam Smith

I admit it: I like Adam Smith. His perceptiveness never fails to impress. True, he didn’t foresee the marginal revolution that Carl Menger would launch a century later (with, less significantly in my view, Jevons and Walras), but give the guy a break. The Wealth of Nations is a great piece of work. RELATED ARTICLES One thing I find refreshing in Smith is his wariness of business…

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29JAN 2016
Adam Smith, economics

Adam Smith, economics

Time for tea – and a new appraisal of feminist economics. Photograph: Bert Hardy/Getty Images When God created man, runs the old car sticker, she was only joking. When God created economics, however, he was very definitely a him. Yvette Cooper invited, and duly received, rightwing disdain last week, after the Labour leadership hopeful dared to suggest that possession of a pair…

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05NOV 2015
Adam Smith Wealth of Nations Citation

Adam Smith Wealth of Nations Citation

Book I: On the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Powers. On Labour, and on the Order According to Which its Produce is Naturally Distributed Among the Different Ranks of the People. Adam Smith On the Wages of Labour The produce of labour constitutes the natural recompense or wages of labour. In that original state of things, which precedes both the appropriation of land…

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15APR 2015
Life of Adam Smith

Life of Adam Smith

Adam Smith was born in a small village in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, where his widowed mother raised him. At age fourteen, as was the usual practice, he entered the University of Glasgow on scholarship. He later attended Balliol College at Oxford, graduating with an extensive knowledge of European literature and an enduring contempt for English schools. He returned home, and after…

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30JUL 2017
Adam Smith summary

Adam Smith summary

Book Notes for Adam Smith s Wealth of Nations. I have been reading the Wealth of Nations for a little while now, and have found insufficient book notes to follow along with on the internet . I have found in my experience that when reading a long work from long ago, it is helpful to be able to read a summary on the chapter you just read to fully cement the information in ones…

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08NOV 2015
Marx theory of economic development

Marx theory of economic development

Marx theory of capitalist development has been accepted by his followers as a Gospel of truth. It has a special application to a particular society named capitalist society. Still, it has been severely criticized on the following grounds: (i) Materialistic Interpretation of History is Partial Truth: The foremost point of criticism against Marx is that it is a partial concept…

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15AUG 2017
Adam Smith the division of labor

Adam Smith the division of labor

Description: Economica is an international journal devoted to research in all branches of economics. Theoretical and empirical articles are published from all parts of the international research community. Economica is a leading economics journal, appearing high in the published citation rankings. In addition to the main papers which make up each issue, there is an extensive…

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13APR 2017
Adam Smith Biography

Adam Smith Biography

Economist and philosopher, born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, East Scotland, UK. He studied at Glasgow and Oxford, and became professor of logic at Glasgow (1751), but took up the chair of moral philosophy the following year. In 1776 he moved to London, where he published (1776), the first major work of political economy. This examined in detail the consequences of economic freedom…

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