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Geographic perspectives on the wealth of nations

by Norton Sydney Ginsburg

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Published by University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wealth -- Statistical methods.,
  • Gross national product -- Statistical methods.,
  • Economic indicators -- Statistical methods.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Norton Ginsburg, James Osborn, and Grant Blank.
    SeriesResearch paper /The University of Chicago, Department of Geography ;, no. 220, Research paper (University of Chicago. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 220.
    ContributionsOsborn, James, 1942-, Blank, Grant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH31 .C514 no. 220, HC79.W4 .C514 no. 220
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2714064M
    ISBN 100890651248
    LC Control Number86006985

    (6) Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations. a. Text. Public domain, excerpted by A. C. Kibel ADAM SMITH: THE WEALTH OF NATIONS BOOK ONE OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF Labor, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRlBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE File Size: KB. The Wealth of Nations shows us that in the end, a free market will create extreme inequality because the people at the top will get a monopoly on wealth. Primitivity In Smith's time, people believed that Western European countries were fundamentally better and more advanced than the countries of Africa and Asia.

      A rare first edition copy of Adam Smith's work The Wealth of Nations, which has been valued at up to £50,, is to be sold at auction. First published in , the book by the Scottish economist. ern edition of the Wealth of Nations: the second volume of The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith [1]. These refer-encesareprintedas margin notes. Forexample, ‘p26’means‘page 26 of the Glasgow Edition’. Smith’sownfootnotesaremarkedwith‘[Smith]’inboldfacejustbefore the footnote.

    BOOK REVIEW. Published by (April ) David S. Landes, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Are Some So Rich and Others So York: W.W. Norton, pp. $ (cloth) ISBN: Reviewed for by J. Bradford De Long, Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley. Mean wealth is the amount obtained by dividing the total aggregate wealth by the number of adults. In nations where wealth is highly concentrated in a small percentage of people, the mean can be much higher than the median (e.g. the United States and Sweden). To see this, click on the header of the mean wealth column and put it in descending order.


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