Ibn Khaldûn: A Fourteenth-Century Economist

  title={Ibn Khald{\^u}n: A Fourteenth-Century Economist},
  author={Jean David C. Boulakia},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  pages={1105 - 1118}
  • J. Boulakia
  • Published 1 September 1971
  • Economics, History
  • Journal of Political Economy
Ibn Khaldûn was a fourteenth-century thinker who found a large number of economic mechanisms which were rediscovered by modern economists. Also, he used these concepts to build a coherent dynamic system. By quoting Ibn Khaldûn's Muqaddimah, this article tries to explain how Ibn Khaldûn reached economic conclusions and how he organized them into an extremely coherent model. 
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