Classical Economics: May 1817 to December 1818, Volume 2

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Donald Rutherford
Taylor & Francis US, 1999 - 512 pages

This set focuses on the aftermath of the Napoleonic War, when the United Kingdom was rocked by a succession of economic crises. It includes articles by J.R. McCulloch, Sydney Smith and Robert Southey. Themes addressed include:
* the response to Ricardo and the development of Ricardian economics
* the conduct of colonial policy with special reference to the East India Company
* the poor laws
* banking and currency questions
* continuing discussion of Malthus on population.
The articles are supplemented by extensive explanatory notes, and an introduction placing the articles in their historical context.

 

Contents

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ReviewGrenfells Speech pp 406412
15
On the Exportation of Cotton Yarn pp 472474
90
New Gold Coinage p 169
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Banks for Savings in Scotland pp 6871
234
an essay which concludes that education
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Principal Bairds Report on Management of the Poor
320
Statistics of the Principal Shores of the Pacific Ocean
438
On the Stocks or Public Funds pp 5558
448
Reflections on the Theory of Population pp 207211
461
On the Stocks or Public Funds pp 287292
468

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