Jean Baptiste Say (1767 - 1832)

Letters to Malthus on Political Economy and Stagnation of Commerce

Written: 1821
Source: Rod Hay's Archive for the History of Economic Thought, McMaster University, Canada
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Table of Contents:

Letter 1: There are some principles discoverable in your doctrine, which might cause to retrograde the science
Letter 2: Produce is bought only with other produce, but you maintain that men can produce more than their wants
Letter 3: Nature and the vices of social community have set bounds to the power of production
Letter 4: Do machines shorten manual labor without increasing the expence of production
Letter 5: The Definition of Wealth