2.6 — Classical Macroeconomics & The Great Debate Over Say’s Law — Class Notes


Monday, September 28, 2020


Today we begin by wrapping up Ricardo’s distribution theory, and turn to the first great debate in the history of economics: the (macroeconomic) debate between Ricardo and Malthus over “general gluts” and Say’s law


Please see today’s recommended readings.


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