By Fred R. Glahe

ISBN-10: 0847677974

ISBN-13: 9780847677979

An Inquiry into the character and factors of the Wealth of countries is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith. it's a truly written account of economics on the sunrise of the economic Revolution, in addition to a rhetorical piece written for the commonly trained person of the 18th century - advocating a unfastened marketplace economic system as extra effective and better to society.The paintings is credited as a watershed in heritage and economics as a result of its finished, mostly exact characterization of financial mechanisms that continue to exist in glossy economics; and likewise for its powerful use of rhetorical process, together with structuring the paintings to distinction actual international examples of unfastened and fettered markets.---Исследование о природе и причине богатства народов (англ. An Inquiry into the character and explanations of the Wealth of countries) — основная работа шотландского экономиста Адама Смита, опубликованная nine марта 1776 года во времена Шотландского просвещения.Книга оказала значительное влияние на экономическую теорию и в частности на политическую экономию.Ещё при жизни Адама Смита книга выдержала пять изданий в Англии (в 1776, 1778, 1784, 1786 и 1789), была издана во Франции (первый перевод в 1779 году) и в Германии. Огромное количество изданий было сделано после смерти Смита (1790 год).Трактат состоит из five книг:
Причины увеличения производительности труда и порядок, в соответствии с которым его продукт естественным образом распределяется между классами народа;
О природе капитала, его накоплении и применении;
О развитии благосостояния у разных народов;
О системах политической экономии;
О доходах монарха или государства.

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He shares in the produce of their labour, or in the value which it adds to the materials upon which it is bestowed; and in this share consists his profit.

At the same time and place, therefore, money is the exact measure of the real exchangeable value of all commodities. It is so, however, at the same time and place only. Though at distant places there is no regular proportion between the real and the money price of commodities, yet the merchant who carries goods from the one to the other, has nothing to consider but the money price, or the difference between the quantity of silver for which he buys them, and that for which he is likely to sell them.

To him, land is only the instrument which enables him to earn the wages of this labour, and to make the profits of this stock. All taxes, and all the revenue which is founded upon them, all salaries, pensions, and annuities of every kind, are ultimately derived from some one or other of those three original sources of revenue, and are paid either immediately or mediately from the wages of labour, the profits of stock, or the rent of land. When those three different sorts of revenue belong to different persons, they are readily distinguished; but when they belong to the same, they are sometimes confounded with one another, at least in common language.

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