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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.

CEE Biographies

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 […]

Douglass C. North

  Douglass North shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in economics with robert fogel “for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change.” North earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of California at Berkeley, but by his own admission learned how […]

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