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2008 Nobel Prize in Economics
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936)
An Essay on the Principle of Population
New Economic Geography
The Conscience of a Liberal (2007)
English cleric who stated that popluation growth would eventually lead to famine or disease to curb growth
Harvard professor and economic advisor to FDR, Truman, Kennedy, and LBJ/received Medal of Freedom (1946) & Presidential Medal of Freedom (2000)
Capitalism and Freedom (1962)
The Great Crash (1929)
The Theory of Business Enterprise (1904)
hosted ten-part TV series, titled Free to Choose, was broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)/also wrote accompanying book titled Free to Choose
New York times contributor with column called The Conscience of a Liberal
advocate of free-market economic policy called monetarism
'laissez-faire' economics
The Wealth of Nations
The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)
Description or WorkAnswer
The Engineers and the Price System (1921)
American Capitalism (1952)
the 'invisible hand'
1976 Nobel Prize in Economics
The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899)
application of evolutionary theory to economics/also namesake goods that do not follow the Law of Demand (demand for them increases as price increases)
Law of Comparative Advantage
'conspicuous consumption'
taught at University of Chicago for more than 30 years/established intellectual community that produced a number of Nobel Prize winners, known as 'Chicago school of economics'
The Affluent Society (1958)
Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817)
The Theory of Moral Sentiments
Iron Law of Wages
The New Industrial State (1967)
New Trade Theory

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