Wealth: A Brief Explanation of the Causes of Economic Wealth
Cannan provides a brief survey of the basic principles of economics, the division of labour, the nature of demand, income, and concludes with his own chapter on “the wealth of nations.” It is based upon his lectures to first year at the London school of economics since 1898.
Wealth: A Brief Explanation of the Causes of Economic Wealth (London: P.S. King and Son, 1922).
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Table of Contents
- CHAPTER I: the subject-matter of economics
- CHAPTER II: the fundamental conditions of wealth for isolated man and for society
- CHAPTER III: co-operation, or combination and division of labour
- CHAPTER IV: population
- CHAPTER V: the social order
- CHAPTER VI: the controlling power of demand
- CHAPTER VII: the control of provision for the future
- CHAPTER VIII: continuous power to demand, or income
- CHAPTER IX: the classification of incomes
- CHAPTER X: the division of income between owners and workers
- CHAPTER XI: incomes from ownership of property
- CHAPTER XII: incomes from work
- CHAPTER XIII: the relation between individual income and individual wealth
- CHAPTER XIV: the wealth of nations