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Foundation for Economic Education: Adam Smith and the Birth of Economics | Lawrence Reed

Lawrence Reed, President of FEE, discusses Adam Smith’s role in the development of economic thought. Mr. Reed outlines how Smith’s background in moral philosophy led to his pioneering the study of economics. Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS (5 June 1723 OS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, …

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