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Supply: (i) the structure of industry

  • Jack Harvey
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Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series

Abstract

Early economists considered that only work in the extractive industries (agriculture, mining and fishing) was productive. In his Wealth of Nations in 1776 Adam Smith added manufacturing, but he was specific in excluding workers who merely rendered services.

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© Jack Harvey 1994

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