Smith, Adam


Smith, Adam

Economist whose 1776 work "The Wealth of Nations" illustrated the beneficial effects of capitalism and free trade, including the "Invisible Hand" metaphor which is used to describe the phenomena of a positive social good arising from competition between individuals for individual gains.

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