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The Principles of Economic Science

Athol Fitzgibbons

in Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue

Published in print November 1997 | ISBN: 9780198292883
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596247 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292880.003.0012
The Principles of Economic Science

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Laments that many economists are ignorant of Smith's ideas. It explains that Smith's objective was not to increase international trade, and briefly considers his theories of value and money.

Keywords: commercial system; international trade; Nobel Prize; theory of money; theory of value

Chapter.  6812 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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