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Accumulation and Employment of Stock

  • Gavin Kennedy

Abstract

Smith’s exposition of circulating and fixed capitals is standard, non-controversial and uncomplicated, as befits simple accounting for small businesses with few sources of borrowing, other than in small amounts. The accumulation of stock is a pre-condition for the division of labour and remains a pre-condition for continuing new sub-divisions of labour as stock continues to accumulate.1 Hence, Smith’s interest in economic growth and the forces that promoted it.

Keywords

Small Business Industrial Revolution Productive Sector Current Consumption Economic History 
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© Gavin Kennedy 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gavin Kennedy
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  1. 1.EdinburghUK

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