Richard Cantillon: Renegade Entrepreneur and Founder of Economics (1660 – 1734)

Most students and academics of economics if asked to draw the family tree of Economic theory would start at the root and write down one thing: Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776. They would then go on to expand the economic family tree with full ignorance of any deeper roots to the discipline. In … Continue reading Richard Cantillon: Renegade Entrepreneur and Founder of Economics (1660 – 1734)