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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

The annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveniencies of life which it annually consumes, and which consist always either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations.According, therefore, as this produce, or what is purchased wi...
Publish Date
August 14
First Published in 1776
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Jun 16, 2018
Adam Smith FTW obv.      source
To learn that capitalism is an economy of greed, a force of nature unto itself.      source
Aug 01, 2019
Q: Any good book about economy for a beginner? N: The Wealth of Nations.      source
May 13, 2018
The most important economics books as nominated by me, @TimHarford @DeanBaker13 @DianeCoyle1859 & Daniel Hamermesh @RoyalHolloway Mine are: Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, Robert Heilbroner's Worldly Philosophers, Paul Samuelson's Economics @TheReadLists      source