eco 233 - Wealth of Nations at the age of 27 that he first...

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Dustin Johnston Eco 233.01 Dr. Ruiz David Ricardo was born on April 18, 1772 in London, England into a Jewish family that emigrated from the Netherlands before his birth. With little formal education David learned a great deal while working for his father at the London Stock Exchange. However it wasn't until he Adam Smith's The
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Unformatted text preview: Wealth of Nations at the age of 27 that he first had contact with economics, a subject which he would have a profound effect upon. In his book Principles of Political Economy and Taxation Ricardo introduced the theory of comparative Advantage which would soon become the basis for modern trade theory....
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