Dismal Science—The Economists
Lecture no. 18 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The effects of the Industrial Revolution can be felt in every realm—perhaps none so starkly as the field of economics. Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, and others analyzed the causes and effects of industrialization and put forth the theories of capitalism that still underlie economics today.