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The Scottish Tradition in Economic Thought


  • Alec Lawrence Macfie


This is a reprint of A.L. Macfie’s 1955 essay discerning a distinctively Scottish tradition of economic thought.

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  • Alec Lawrence Macfie, 2009. "The Scottish Tradition in Economic Thought," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 6(3), pages 389-410, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:6:y:2009:i:3:p:389-410

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    Scottish political economy; Adam Smith; A.L. Macfie;

    JEL classification:

    • B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
    • B3 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals
    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology


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