David Ricardo

David Ricardo (18 Aprile 1772 – 11 September 1823) wis an Inglis poleetical economist. He wis ane o the maist influential o the clessical economists, alang wi Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, an James Mill.[2][3]

David Ricardo
Portrait of David Ricardo by Thomas Phillips
Portrait o David Ricardo bi Thomas Phillips, circa 1821. This pentin shows Ricardo, aged 49, just twa years afore his daith.
Born 18 Apryle 1772
Lunnon, Ingland
Died 11 September 1823 (aged 51)
Gloucestershire, Ingland
Naitionality Breetish
Ethnicity Jewish
Schuil or
Clessical economics
Influences Smith · Bentham
Influenced Ricardian Socialists · George · John Stuart Mill · Sraffa · Wicksell · Barro · John Ramsay McCulloch · Karl Marx · Franz Oppenheimer
Contreibutions Ricardian equivalence, labour theory o value, comparative advantage, law o diminishin returns, Economic rent[1]


  1. Miller, Roger LeRoy. Economics Today. Fifteenth Edition. Boston, MA: Pearson Education. page 559
  2. Sowell, Thomas (2006). On classical economics. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
  3. http://www.policonomics.com/david-ricardo/
18 Aprile

The 18t o Aprile is the 108t day o the year (109t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 257 days ti come.

Charles Hall (economist)

Charles Hall (1740–1825) wis a Breetish pheesician, social critic an Ricardian socialist who published The Effects of Civilization on the People in European States in 1805, condemnin caipitalism for its inability tae provide for the poor. In the beuk, Hall argued that inequalities in walth an the production o luxuries led tae the exploitation o the poor, an thair sufferin. Hall famously claimed that the exploitation o the poor wis sae severe that thay "retained anerlie the product o ane oor's wirk oot o aicht".As a remedy for the problems in society, Hall proposed land reform an progressive taxation. His views an economic theory, pairticularly his views on severe exploitation o the poor, wur important tae the development o Marxism, an hae led mony tae consider him ane o the earliest socialists.

Thomas Robert Malthus

The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (13 Februar 1766 – 29 December 1834) wis an Inglis cleric an scholar, influential in the fields o poleetical economy an demografie. Malthus himsel uised anly his middle name Robert.

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