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The Legacy of 15th Century Dubrovnik Scholars to Economic Thought


  • Vladimir Stipetic

    (Croatian Academy of Science and Arts)


The paper reflects upon the early mercantile thought of the intellectuals of the medieval city-state - the Republic of Dubrovnik (Ragusae). It provides an insight into the economic thought and practices of the time in scholarly works of Ivan Stojkoviæ, Philip Diversis de Quartigianis and Benedikt Kotruljeviæ, all philosophers of 15th century.

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  • Vladimir Stipetic, 2000. "The Legacy of 15th Century Dubrovnik Scholars to Economic Thought," Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, vol. 3(2), pages 17-38, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:zag:zirebs:v:3:y:2000:i:2:p:17-38

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    Art of trading; ‘customs book’; double-entry book keeping; marine trade; sailor entrepreneuer;

    JEL classification:

    • B0 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - General
    • B3 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals


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