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Readings on Ricardo

This List Is By:

Liberty Fund Staff

Liberty Fund, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana

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The following Reading List is a collection of essays and book chapters that concern the life and work of the English economist David Ricardo (1772-1823). Several are taken from the Cambridge University Press edition of the works of David Ricardo edited by Piero Sraffa.

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Timeline of the Life and Work of David Ricardo:

Table of Contents

  1. Bibiographical Essay by Samuel Hollander
  2. Literature of Liberty editorial on Ricardo (1979)
  3. McCulloch’s Biographical Sketch
  4. Editor’s Introduction to Ricardo’s Correspondence
  5. Editor’s Introduction to Ricardo’s Speeches in Parliament
  6. Editor’s Introduction to Ricardo’s Notes on Malthus (1820)
  7. Editor’s Introduction to Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817)