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am 31. Juli 1998
The enthusiasm of the other reviewers, which I share, should not omit some classic (and often neglected) replies to Smith. Try Fridrich List, as well as Alexander Hamilton's Report on Manufactures. List is the better of the two, focusing on the effect of banking crises on prices and deflation, he argues that tariffs are needed to protect the general level of economic activity. This is List's core argument and not to be confused with the "infant industry" characterization. Smith's work is of course a classic. Note also however that his careful analysis of the transition from a medieval to a capitalist economy was pretty thoroughly demolished by Marx in v. 1 of Capital, though Marx himself is (rightly) often characterized as a "classical economist" heavily influenced by Smith.