Diversidad humana, “razas” y comportamiento económico:la posición de los economistas clásicos

  1. Jose Antonio Batista Medina 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna
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    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    GRID grid.10041.34

Journal:
Iberian Journal of the History of Economic Thought

ISSN: 2386-5768

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 7

Issue: 2

Pages: 153-164

Type: Article

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DOI: 10.5209/ijhe.68731 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Abstract

In this paper we will discuss the question of the human diversity and economic behavior in the thought of classical economists. We will focus on the explanation of the differences in the economic behavior and outcomes in the context of 19th century racial debate. Our specific aim is to answer the following two key questions: Do classical economists support the idea of human equality? Is there racism in their economic analysis?

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