The Age of Uncertainty Episode 1 - The Prophets and Promise of Classical Capitalism

Level: beginner
John Kenneth Galbraith | BBC, CBC, KCET and OECA
Perspective: Institutionalist Economics
Topic: history of economic thought
Format: Documentary
Duration: 00:56:12
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGSID_Uyw7w

Galbraith gives an overview of economic history from the 18th century until the end of the 19th century covering issues such as the industrial revolution, the enclosure of the Scottish highlands, the Irish famine and the colonization of North America. Additionally, the ideas of economists such as Smith, Ricardo, Malthus, the Physiocrats, and Leontief, which were developed throughout this period are discussed.


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