The Big Three in Economics: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes, 1st Edition

  • Mark Skousen
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  • ISBN-10: 0765622165
  • ISBN-13: 9780765622167
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 243 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Traces the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Academic Books by Mark Skousen.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Adam Smith Declares an Economic Revolution in 1776.
2: From Smith to Marx: The Rise and Fall of Classical Economics.
3: Karl Marx Leads a Revolt Against Capitalism.
4: From Marx to Keynes: Scientific Economics Comes of Age.
5: John Maynard Keynes: Capitalism Faces Its Greatest Challenge.
6: A Turning Point in Twentieth-Century Economics.
7: Conclusion: Has Adam Smith Triumphed Over Marx and Keynes?.
About the Author.