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Jean-Baptiste Say
Introduction, p. xlix (See also: Fuedalism, Mercantilism, Imperialism, Fascism,Communism, Capitalism..) - A Treatise On Political Economy (Fourth Edition)(1832)
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How many other opinions, as universally prevailing and as much respected, will in like manner pass away?  - Jean-Baptiste Say
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Jean-Baptiste Say
Book II, On Distribution, Chapter VIII, Section I, p. 354 - A Treatise On Political Economy (Fourth Edition)(1832)

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Born: January 5, 1767

Died: November 15, 1832 (aged 65)

Bio: Jean-Baptiste Say was a French economist and businessman. He had classically liberal views and argued in favor of competition, free trade, and lifting restraints on business. He is best known due to Say's Law, which is named after him and at times credited to him, but while he discussed and popularized it, he did not originate it.

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