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J. B. Say:
An Economist in Troubled Times
Selected and translated by R. R. Palmer

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction3
Ch. 1The Mild Revolutionary6
Freedom of Speech
Journalism
Benjamin Franklin
Bureaucracy
The Theater
The Constitution of 1795
Promoting the Arts and Trades
Ch. 2The Sober Utopian33
A Moral Society
Plain Living and Comfort
The Need for Political Economy
Monuments and Aphorisms
Ch. 3The Frustrated Economist46
The French in Egypt
Offending Napoleon
Political Economy as a Science
Everybody's Business
Elementary Schools for All
Extravagance and Deprivation
The Profits and Evils of Slavery
Ch. 4The Innovative Economist66
Utility and Value
Goods and Services
The Entrepreneur
Say's Law
Population
Say in Business for Himself
Emigration? Thomas Jefferson
Ch. 5The Commentator on England90
British Wealth and Credit
Taxes, Debt, Deficit, and Poverty
Machinery and Steam Engines
Paper Money: The Bank of England
India and the East India Company
Ireland and Its Future
Assisted Emigration
The University of London
Ch. 6The Professor of Political Economy117
Economics for Entrepreneurs
Critique of Contemporaries
The Canal Age
Liberia
The Uses of Statistics
Economics and the Fate of Nations
The Chair at the College of France
References157
Index165

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