Philipp Roessner – Managing the Wealth of Nations

December 14, 2022

Philipp Roessner, Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Manchester, spoke on Managing the Wealth of Nations. Early Modern Visions of Commerce and Capitalism, and the Making of Economic Development. He discussed some new recent departures in the history of political economy, showing that early modern economic theory was in many ways close to modern views, especially on enterprise, markets and laissez-faire.

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