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Simone Of Sismondi History Republics Italy Medium Age 8/8 Eo 1807 Gessner
1807. [ECONOMY - POLITICAL HISTORY - HISTORY OF ITALY - HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES] SIMONDE by SISMONDI 1773-1842 Jean de Sismondi Jean Charles Simonde de Sismondi (1773-1842). Historian, economist Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi, born in Geneva on May 9, 1773 and died in Geneva on June 25, 1842, is a Swiss historian, political essayist and economist. Biography First influenced by Adam Smith, he embraced the liberal cause and frequented the salons of Madame de Staël within the Coppet Group. In 1801, he published a "statistic from the Lake Geneva department" which exposed a worrying situation in the Geneva economy. Attached to liberties, he sharply criticizes the draft Constitution of the Republic of Geneva submitted to the population in 1816, publishes a brochure and has the "petition of 16" signed. Following bourgeois pressure, he ceased criticism. New principles of political economy, 1819 His adherence to the economic liberalism of Ricardo and Smith ended in 1819 with the publication of the New Principles of Political Economy. For the first time, an economist evokes a necessary redistribution of wealth. According to him, far from ensuring the well-being of all, economic liberalism increases the misery of workers because: competition puts downward pressure on production costs and therefore on wages; the high rate of technical progress means that the old ones resist by selling prices and therefore wages. There is therefore a contradiction: mechanization leads to unemployment and allows mass production that workers cannot buy, which leads to overproduction. His view … [Click Below for Full Description]
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