The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

Updated: Apr 27


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The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith was one of the most important books written regarding finance in the way we see the world today. Adam Smith also referred to as "The Father of Economics" was a Scottish economist and philosopher. He was monumental in the way the founders of the US created our monetary system and was instrumental in realizing that, for the betterment of all society, economic specialization and cooperation were the centerpieces that serve to best benefit everyone. He was the first person to make economics its own science in addition to laying the foundation for current day capitalism. Much of what he speaks of in this book is still utilized today.

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