Limited liability and the wealth of ‘uncivilised nations’: Adam Smith and the limits to the European Enlightenment
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
September 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic History; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 6092 words.
This paper questions the adequacy of the categories of analysis deployed by Adam Smith to serve as a basis for a progressive critique of corporate power at the ‘open economy’ level, arguing...