Sa pensee est nee de la combinaison des trois grandes ecoles: l'economie politique anglaise avec Adam Smith et David Ricardo
, le socialisme (utopique) francais avec Saint-Simon, Proudhon...
You can make the argument for comparative advantage seem highly non-trivial and devilishly hard to believe after it is explained to you by following the great English economist David Ricardo
into arithmetic and clotted prose.
(1817) said, the absolute advantage principle would not be enough to explain the general pattern of trade and developed the principle of comparative advantage.
Far from an invention of Corbyn's Labour Party, it dates back well before Marx to at least the 18th century classical economists, Adam Smith and David Ricardo
- hardly proto-Marxists.
Fernandez (AUCJ) 18, 9; Brian Mahon (UCD) d.
This standpoint, which is that of the old classical economists from Adam Smith to David Ricardo
, has been submerged and forgotten since the advent of the 'marginal' method.
His contemporary, David Ricardo
, reinforced him with his so-called Ricardian Law of Rent based on non-existent premises and expressly limited to agricultural tenancy but which became widely accepted as of general application and thus encrusted along with Malthus in the tradition of academic authority.
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One approach to "measuring" value is the "labor theory of value," originally popularized by two of the fathers of economic theory, Adam Smith and David Ricardo
. This theory supposes that the more labor is required to produce something, the more it will be worth.
Some 200 years ago David Ricardo
proved that free trade is a win-win situation.
The best that economists can offer is David Ricardo
's early nineteenth-century framework: if a country simply produces in accordance with its comparative advantage (in terms of resource endowments and workers' skills), presto, it will gain through increased cross-border trade.