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  • Evaluation of Economists

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    All the twelve great economists had great contributions to economics and they all showed great enthusiasm in studying economics. There were some differences between their concepts of economics, but all of these concepts built up the basic ideas of the economics we studied today. There were several criterion employed in ranking the economists. First of all, the economist should have great influences in economics. He / she should have substantial theories which could be applied in the real world

  • Principal Economist

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    Principal economist. The key role of my job is to provide high quality economic advice to enable well rounded and informed policy judgments. I am also required to analyze competition and regulatory issues and concerns and apply standard economic analysis to conduct investigations and inform decisions on regulation and deregulation. This role will involve drafting and presenting policy proposals and economic advice to the Executive Board. It provides oversight for the administration and research

  • Classical Economists

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    As a coherent economic theory, classical economics start with Smith, continues with the British Economists Thomas Robert Malthus and David Ricardo. Although differences of opinion were numerous among the classical economists in the time span between Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) and Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817), they all mainly agreed on major principles. All believed in private property, free markets, and, in Smith’s words, “ The individual pursuit of

  • Economists for the Future

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    few people really understand the power of the dollar. Unlike the average American, Economists have a real understanding when it comes to money. Economists study how people spend money for private companies and how to improve the economy for the government. I have always been interested in traveling and how people spend money globally, and that is why I was considering becoming an economist. To become an Economists one must study a wide variety subjects in math and science. To get the best jobs at

  • The undercover Economist

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    my report is The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford. Unlike a textbook, the Undercover Economist explains economics in a way that it easy to relate to and easy to understand. The Undercover Economist provides a logical explanation of the world’s economy by expressing his views of the world’s economic system. The author uses real life situations and examples to explain how economics around the world affect our lives. The book I have chosen The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford explains economics

  • Xenophon´s The Economist

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    Xenophon, (430-c.354 BC) Athenian peer of Plato and fellow student of Socrates, is known for his philosophical writings including Anabasis, Cyropoedia, and Memorobilia. Xenophon wrote extensively on the domestic economy in his Economist and defined the duties of a wife therein (the overseer of the home and children) and marriage as a “partnership ordained by the gods.” Not much is known about the life of Xenophon after his education. It is, however, recorded that Xenophon served as a mercenary

  • Lionel Robbins the Economist

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    Lord Lionel Robbins was born in 1898, and was one of the many great economists of our time. Robbins was known for his contributions to economic policy, methodology, and the history of ideas, but made his name as a theorist. Robbins was made famous for his definition of economics, "Economics is a science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses." (The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics 2007) Robbins was able to change the Anglo-Saxon thought

  • Four of the Major Economists' Theories

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    Four of the Major Economists' Theories “Economics is the science which studies human behavior as a relationship between end and a scarce means which have alternative uses’ seems to capture the essence of Microeconomics, but does not convey much of the spirit of Macroeconomics.” - L. Robbins Although most economists cannot come to agreement on the definition of economics, the preceding quote from l. Robbins, in my opinion, seems to just about sum it up. Since the beginning, when man first

  • Water: The Problem Of Water In The Economist

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    come as a surprise, but according to Patricia Lefevere, only one percent of the water on earth is useful to humans. The other 99 percent is not accessible or fresh(Lefevere). However, the problem is not as terrible as it seems. According to The Economist the main problems are; how much water is too much, and the way humans use water. Water is a valuable resource, without knowing how much fresh water can be taken from sources without them being depleted. Plus, the way it is used needs to be more

  • Sklar and the Economist: Inequality in America

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    Written in 2005, Holly Sklar’s essay “The Growing Gulf Between the Rich and the Rest of Us” argues that if something isn’t done about the growing inequality between the rich and the poor, the American economy as a whole will weaken. A year later, the Economist published the article, “Inequality and the American Dream” implies that the American dream is broken. Sklar’s argument sheds light on the Economist’s argument. In particular, Sklar’s use of facts regarding the wealthiest Americans, the poorest