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1976 Nobel Prize in Economics
American Capitalism (1952)
The Engineers and the Price System (1921)
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 Wealth of Nations
The Affluent Society (1958)
Law of Comparative Advantage
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
2008 Nobel Prize in Economics
Capitalism and Freedom (1962)
The Theory of Business Enterprise (1904)
The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899)
'laissez-faire' economics
The Great Crash (1929)
Iron Law of Wages
Description or WorkAnswer
New Trade Theory
Harvard professor and economic advisor to FDR, Truman, Kennedy, and LBJ/received Medal of Freedom (1946) & Presidential Medal of Freedom (2000)
application of evolutionary theory to economics/also namesake goods that do not follow the Law of Demand (demand for them increases as price increases)
An Essay on the Principle of Population
English cleric who stated that popluation growth would eventually lead to famine or disease to curb growth
New Economic Geography
The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)
Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817)
The Theory of Moral Sentiments
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936)
'conspicuous consumption'
advocate of free-market economic policy called monetarism
the 'invisible hand'
The Conscience of a Liberal (2007)
The New Industrial State (1967)

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