Description - The Economics of James Steuart by Ramon Tortajada
Sir James Steuart is a pivotal figure in the emergence of classical economics. His seminal Principles of Political Economy (1767) made major contributions to the understanding of such areas as population, the balance of payments, monetary theory and agricultural policy. This book addresses all aspects of Steuart's contribution to economics. Exploring Steuart's role in the history of economic thought, contributors: examine the intellectual context of his work re-evaluate his influence offer new analyses of Steuart's economic thought discuss the relevance of his ideas to policy issues The Economics of James Steuart reveals the particular importance of Steuart's work on monetary issues and highlights ways in which he prepared the ground for a new conception of economic relations. Featuring the work of an international team of leading scholars, this volume will be essential reading for those studying or researching the history of economic thought.
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