Luigi Einaudi: Selected Political Essays

Luigi Einaudi: Selected Political Essays

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Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal Italian economist, economic historian and political figure: Governor of the Bank of Italy, Minister for the Budget and President of the Italian Republic. He was a prolific writer in all fields and his writings testify to his outstanding contribution to economics during his long career. He is best know for his work on public finance and the study of the principles of taxation, although he also focused on money and banking. Throughout his career Einaudi argued the economic and political case for European unity, anticipating the need for a common market and monetary union. His writings on political and economic liberalism are enlivened by a down-to-earth conception of the market and grounded in extensive historical and institutional knowledge. This is the third book in a three volume collection of Einaudi's works, which have been made available in English for the first time.It is not true that the two great world wars arose from financial causes. No-one who is capable of correctly setting out economic arguments can possibly believe that a people can achieve any result by a war except impoverishment, harshanbsp;...

Title:Luigi Einaudi: Selected Political Essays
Author:Luigi Einaudi, Domenico da Empoli, Corrado Malandrino, Valerio Zanone
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-02-18


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