Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
Harold Laski
Harold Joseph Laski (30 June 1893 – 24 March 1950) was a British political theorist, economist, author, and lecturer. He was active in politics and served as the chairman of the British Labour Party d...
Robert Pashley
Robert Pashley (4 September 1805 – 29 May 1859) was a 19th-century English traveller and economist.Pashley was born in York and studied at Trinity College, Cambridge. Distinguished in mathematics and ...
Harm principle
The harm principle holds that the actions of individuals should only be limited to prevent harm to other individuals. John Stuart Mill articulated this principle in On Liberty, where he argued that, "...
Frank P. Ramsey
Frank Plumpton Ramsey (22 February 1903 – 19 January 1930) was a precocious British philosopher, mathematician and economist who died at the age of 26. He was a close friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein and...
Gregory King
Gregory King (15 December 1648 – 29 August 1712) was an English genealogist, engraver and statistician.
Gregory King was born at Lichfield, England. His father was a surveyor and landscape gardene...
Ruth Cohen (economist)
Ruth Louisa Cohen (10 November 1906 – 27 July 1991) was a Cambridge economist, who served as Principal to Newnham College, Cambridge from 1954 until 1972.
She studied at Newnham College as an unde...
Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford
Nicholas Herbert Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, FBA FRS (born 22 April 1946) is a British economist and academic. He is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chair of the Grantham Researc...
Josiah Child
Sir Josiah Child, 1st Baronet (1630 – 22 June 1699) was an English merchant and politician. He was an economist proponent of mercantilism and governor of the East India Company.
Child was born in ...
Joseph Shield Nicholson
Joseph Shield Nicholson (1850–1927) was an English economist, born at Wrawby, Lincolnshire.He was educated at King's College London, Edinburgh, Cambridge, and Heidelberg. He was private tutor at Camb...
Jonathan Michie
Professor Jonathan Michie (born 25 March 1957, London, England) is a British economist and holds the joint post of Director of the Department for Continuing Education, and President of Kellogg College...
Charles Purdom
Charles Benjamin Purdom, usually credited as C. B. Purdom (15 Oct 1883 – 8 July 1965), was a British author, drama critic, town planner, and economist. He was one of the pioneers and founders of the f...
Raj Patel
Raj Patel (born 1972) is a British-born American academic, journalist, activist and writer who has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, South Africa and the United States for extended periods. He is best kno...
Daniel Wakefield
Daniel Wakefield (1776–1846) was a writer on political economy.
Daniel, born in 1776, was the second son of Edward Wakefield (1750–1826), merchant, of London, by his wife Priscilla Bell, daughter ...
Fred Harrison (author)
Fred Harrison (born 1944) is a British author, economic commentator and corporate policy advisor, notable for his stances on land reform and belief that an over reliance on land, property and mortgage...
Paul Seabright
Paul Seabright (born 8 July 1958) is Professor of Economics in the Industrial Economics Institute and Toulouse School of Economics at the University of Toulouse, France.
Seabright did his undergra...
Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy John Heywood, KCB, CVO (born 31 December 1961) is a senior British civil servant who has been the Cabinet Secretary since 1 January 2012, and Head of the Home Civil Service since September ...
The Nature of the Firm
'The Nature of the Firm' (1937), is an influential article by Ronald Coase. It offered an economic explanation of why individuals choose to form partnerships, companies and other business entities rat...
Charles Davenant
Charles Davenant (1656–1714) was an English mercantilist economist, politician, and pamphleteer. He was Tory member of Parliament for St Ives (Cornwall), and for Great Bedwyn.
The eldest son of Si...
Langford Lovell Price
Langford Lovell Price (1862-1950) was an English economist, born in London. He was educated at Trinity College, Oxford, in 1888 became fellow and treasurer of Oriel, and was Newmarch lecturer in stat...
Richard Whately
Richard Whately (1 February 1787 – 8 October 1863) was an English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
He was born in Lon...
Hazel Henderson
Hazel Henderson (born March 27, 1933 in Bristol, England) is a futurist and an economic iconoclast. In recent years she has worked in television, and she is the author of several books including Build...
Sam Aaronovitch
Sam Aaronovitch (26 December 1919 – 30 May 1998) was a British economist, academic, working class intellectual and senior member of the Communist Party of Great Britain.He was born in the East End of ...
Edward Misselden
Edward Misselden (1608–1654) was an English merchant, and leading member of the writers in the Mercantilist group of economic thought. He argued that international movements of money and fluctuations ...
William Fleetwood
William Fleetwood (1 January 1656 – 4 August 1723) was an English preacher, Bishop of St Asaph and Bishop of Ely, remembered by economists and statisticians for constructing a price index in his Chron...
Thomas Mun
Thomas Mun (17 June 1571 – 21 July 1641) was an English writer on economics who has been called the last of the early mercantilists. He was among the first to recognize the exportation ...
Richard Smethurst
Richard Good Smethurst (born 17 January 1941) was Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, England.Smethurst was educated at Liverpool College, Worcester College, Oxford, and Nuffield College, Oxford.In ...
William Hurrell Mallock
William Hurrell Mallock (7 February 1849 – 2 April 1923) was an English novelist and economics writer.
A nephew of the historian Froude, he was educated privately and then at Balliol College, Oxfo...
1979 vote of no confidence in the government of James Callaghan
A vote of no confidence in the British Labour Government of James Callaghan occurred on 28 March 1979. The vote was brought by Opposition leader Margaret Thatcher and was lost by the Labour Governmen...