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What is Economics all about?
Different Definitions Of EconomicsWEALTH DEFINITION  WELFARE DEFINITION    SCARCITY DEFINITION       GROWTH DEFINITION
Adam Smith (1723-1790)    “An Enquiry Into Nature & Causes Of    The Wealth Of Nations” (1776)    Emphasis on Wealth, ‘Inv...
Alfred Marshall(1842-1924)        ‘Principles Of Economics’(1890)        Welfare, Social Man, Classificatory“Economics is ...
Lionel Robbins(1898-1984)   ‘An Essay On Nature & Significance   Of Economic Science’(1932)   • Scarcity, Unlimited Wants,...
Paul A. Samuelson(1915-2009)         “Economics: An Introductory         Analysis”(1948)         Economic Resources, Full ...
• “Managerial economics is  concerned with the  application of economic  concepts and economic  tools to problems of  form...
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  1. 1. What is Economics all about?
  2. 2. Different Definitions Of EconomicsWEALTH DEFINITION WELFARE DEFINITION SCARCITY DEFINITION GROWTH DEFINITION
  3. 3. Adam Smith (1723-1790) “An Enquiry Into Nature & Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations” (1776) Emphasis on Wealth, ‘Invisible Hand’, Laisezz Faire “Economics is an enquiryinto the nature and causes of wealth of nations”
  4. 4. Alfred Marshall(1842-1924) ‘Principles Of Economics’(1890) Welfare, Social Man, Classificatory“Economics is the study of ordinary businessof life; it examines the part of indivisual and social action which is most closelyconnected with the attainment and with use of material requisites of well being”
  5. 5. Lionel Robbins(1898-1984) ‘An Essay On Nature & Significance Of Economic Science’(1932) • Scarcity, Unlimited Wants, Analytical “Economics is a science that studies human behaviour as arelationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses”
  6. 6. Paul A. Samuelson(1915-2009) “Economics: An Introductory Analysis”(1948) Economic Resources, Full utilization of resources Economics is the study of how people and societyend up choosing with or without the use of money, to employ scarce productive resources that could have alternative uses, it produces various commodities over time & distributes them for consumption, now or in the future, among various persons & groups in society. It analyses costs & benefits of improving patterns of resource allocation’
  7. 7. • “Managerial economics is concerned with the application of economic concepts and economic tools to problems of formulating rational decision making”Edwin Mansfield
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