Definition of David ricardo
1. Noun. English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823).
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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"david ricardo was the son of a Jew who early in life had migrated from Holland and settled in this country. He was educated partly in England and partly in ..."
2. History of Reconstruction in Louisiana (through 1868) by John Rose Ficklen, Pierce Butler (1911)
"... however, in 1819 as a member of Parliament have taken the oath of allegiance ' on the true faith of a Christian'; see the sketch of david ricardo by the ..."
3. Selected Readings in International Trade and Tariff Problems by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"It has indeed been contended that the great profits which are sometimes made by particular merchants in foreign trade will elevate 'david ricardo ..."
4. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by David Patrick, Robert Chambers (1902)
"david ricardo (1772-1823), author of several original treatises on economics, was bred to his own business by his father, a Jewish stockbroker originally ..."
5. The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart.: With by John Sinclair (1831)
"david ricardo, ESQ. MP Among the authors who have of late distinguished themselves in the department of political economy, there is none who has displayed ..."
6. The English Radicals: An Historical Sketch by Clement Boulton Roylance Kent (1899)
"... but one of considerable interest, was david ricardo. Though of Jewish descent, and partially educated abroad, though a successful stockbroker, who, ..."
7. The Economic Review by Christian Social Union (Great Britain), Oxford University Branch (1900)
"LETTERS OF david ricardo TO HUTCHES TROWER. Edited by JAMES BONAR, MA, LL.D., and JH HOLLANDER, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance, Johns Hopkins ..."