<p>The Liberty Fund edition is a modernized translation of Richard Cantillon's <em>Essai sur la nature du commerce en général</em> (1755) with a new introduction by Antoin E. Murphy. In the <strong><em>Essay</em></strong>, Cantillon outlined an extraordinary model-building approach showing how the economy could be built up, through progressive stages, from a command, barter, closed economy to a market economy, which uses money and is open. Though written in the eighteenth century, the <em>Essay</em> has a considerable resonance for a twenty-first century audience.</p> <p><strong>Antoin E. Murphy</strong> is Emeritus Professor of Economics and Fellow of Trinity College Dublin.</p>
Author: Cantillon, Richard
Editor: Murphy, Antoin E.
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Title: Essay on the Nature of Trade in General
Pages: 00176 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2015-07-07
Category: Business & Economics : International - Economics
Category: Business & Economics : Economic History
Category: Business & Economics : Commerce