The London Economist and the High Tide of Laissez Faire

@article{Gordon1955TheLE,
  title={The London Economist and the High Tide of Laissez Faire},
  author={S. Gordon},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1955},
  volume={63},
  pages={461 - 488}
}
  • S. Gordon
  • Published 1955
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
T HE study of economic thought and its creators, like so many things, divides itself naturally into three parts. They are what one might call the "three P's" of the history of thought: Principals, the study of the principal figures or the great masters who have developed the analytical apparatus of economic theory; Precursors, the investigation of the germinal originators of what later became important ideas and theories; and Propagators, the study of those who disseminated the ideas beyond the… Expand
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