The Theory Of Economic Policy In English Classical Political Economy..


Bound in original blue cloth, gilt in dust wrapper with red titles, which has sunned spine and edges and a small front lower edge stain. Traces of foxing largely confined to fore edge but otherwise a very good copy. Publisher's advertisement on rear of wrapper.



Macmillan and Co. Ltd.,





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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xii + 217 pp.


The work owes its origins to a short course of lectures delivered at the London School of Economics in 1939. It presents in broad outline the theory of economic policy which underlay the attitude to the practical problems of their day of the leading English Classical Economists, including Hume, Adam Smith, Bentham, Malthus, Riccardo, Robert Owen and J. S. Mill. Baron Lionel Charles Robbins (1898-1984). Robbins, a free market economist was a prominent academic member of the LSE and was responsible for the development of the modern university system through his chairmanship of the Committee on Higher Education (Report 1963)

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