Competing Schools of Economic Thought by Lefteris Tsoulfidis

By Lefteris Tsoulfidis

The maximum works of economists have the aptitude to supply insights on present fiscal advancements and coverage demanding situations lengthy once they are written. This ebook seeks to enquire the evolution of the center principles and coverage options of the key faculties of financial suggestion, and to provide and severely evaluation these theories that experience survived through the years and will tell us approximately present advancements and financial rules. The theories of significant economists are provided and used to advertise an figuring out of the underlying mechanisms of the economic system and to handle modern difficulties and concerns. moreover, the e-book explores the attention-grabbing dynamics of moving from one institution of financial concept to a different. every one bankruptcy concludes with a precis, severe comments, a collection of questions for mirrored image and dialogue, and proposals for extra reading.

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289). Thus, Ricardo could level his criticisms charging Smith for inconsistencies because competition can only bring about an equalisation of profit rates across industries to a general rate of profit. As a consequence, the generally accepted view of the falling rate of profit remained an open question on which Ricardo could advance his own interpretation. Ricardo’s interpretation of Smith was so convincing and also convenient that even Marx attributed the falling rate of profit in Smith to excessive competition (see for example, Grundrisse, p.

Thus, by means of fixed capital, ‘an equal circulating capital (mainly wages) can afford a much greater revenue to its employer’ (WN, pp. 265–266). It is important to stress at this point that for Smith, profits are not created by fixed capital and so, we dispense with any idea of attributing to Smith a marginal productivity theory of distribution. Clearly, for Smith, productive labour is the source of profits. He writes: [T]he labourers and labouring cattle, therefore, employed in agriculture, not only occasion, like the workmen in manufactures, the reproduction of a value equal to their own consumption, and of the capital which employs them, together with its owner profits [.

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