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

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