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Money and Banking

Partly because of the economy-wide effects of money and banking, and partly because of the specific government policies that regulate the money supply and banking, there is a separate category to cover these issues.

Schools of Economic Thought

There are various schools of economic thought, and this category reflects this fact. It includes Keynesian economics, monetarism, new classical macroeconomics, and more.

Economic History

As the category’s name suggests, entries in this category are on important historical developments, two of the main ones being the Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression

International Economics

With the decline in transportation costs, especially across oceans, and with the worldwide decline in trade barriers, international trade has become even more important.

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Karl Marx

  Karl Marx was communism’s most zealous intellectual advocate. His comprehensive writings on the subject laid the foundation for later political leaders, notably V. I. Lenin and Mao Tse-tung, to impose communism on more than twenty countries. Marx was born in Trier, Prussia (now Germany), in 1818. He studied philosophy at universities in Bonn and […]

Joseph Alois Schumpeter

  “Can capitalism survive? No. I do not think it can.” Thus opens Schumpeter’s prologue to a section of his 1942 book, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. One might think, on the basis of the quote, that Schumpeter was a Marxist. But the analysis that led Schumpeter to his conclusion differed totally from Karl Marx’s. Marx […]

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