The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic Society, Volume 13

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Macmillan, 1903 - Economics
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Page 489 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Page 537 - The liberal reward of labour, as it encourages the propagation, so it increases the industry of the common people. The wages of labour are the encouragement of industry, which, like every other human quality, improves in proportion to the encouragement it receives.
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Page 320 - The Essential Principles of the Wealth of Nations illustrated, in Opposition to some False Doctrines of Dr. Adam Smith and Others.
Page 551 - I believe, doubt of this, yet during this period five years have seldom passed away in which some book or pamphlet has not been published, written too with such abilities as to gain some authority with the public, and pretending to demonstrate that the wealth of the nation was fast declining, that the country was depopulated, agriculture neglected, manufactures decaying, and trade undone.
Page 487 - He proposed to alter that tradition " by asking the people of this country to reverse, to annul, and delete altogether from their maxims of public conduct the doctrine that you must never put on taxation except for revenue purposes.
Page 268 - The first alternative, it would seem, presents difficulties, and accordingly, " if you are to give a preference to the Colonies . . . you must put a tax on food.
Page 151 - ... the Johns Hopkins Press invites subscriptions to a similar reprint of four important economic tracts of the seventeenth century to be issued consecutively under the editorial direction of JH Hollander, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Economy in the Johns Hopkins University.
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