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  2. Frédéric Bastiat - Wikipediaédéric_Bastiat

    Frédéric Bastiat. Claude-Frédéric Bastiat ( / bɑːstiˈɑː /; French: [klod fʁedeʁik bastja]; 30 June 1801 – 24 December 1850) was a French economist, writer and a prominent member of the French Liberal School. [1] A member of the French National Assembly, Bastiat developed the economic concept of opportunity cost and introduced the ...

  3. Frederic Bastiat: Education, Accomplishments, Published Works

    Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a 19th-century philosopher and economist famous for his ideas about the role of the state in economic development. Bastiat was known for identifying flaws in ...

  4. Frederic Bastiat | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Frédéric Bastiat, in full Claude-Frédéric Bastiat, (born June 30, 1801, Mugron, near Bayonne, France—died December 24, 1850, Rome, Papal States [Italy]), French economist, best known for his journalistic writing in favour of free trade and the economics of Adam Smith.

  5. The Law (Bastiat book) - Wikipedia

    Frédéric Bastiat. Original title. La Loi. Language. French. Publication date. 1850. The Law ( French: La Loi) is an 1850 book by Frédéric Bastiat. It was written at Mugron two years after the third French Revolution and a few months before his death of tuberculosis at age 49.

  6. Frédéric Bastiat Quotes (Author of The Law) - Goodreads

    355 quotes from Frédéric Bastiat: 'Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all.

  7. The Law, by Frederic Bastiat

    The Law, first published as a pamphlet in June, 1850, is already more than a hundred years old. And because its truths are eternal, it will still be read when another century has passed. Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a French economist, statesman, and author.

  8. Parable of the broken window - Wikipedia

    The parable of the broken window was introduced by French economist Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay "That Which We See and That Which We Do Not See" (" Ce qu'on voit et ce qu'on ne voit pas ") to illustrate why destruction, and the money spent to recover from destruction, is not actually a net benefit to society.

  9. Frédéric Bastiat - Econlib

    Joseph Schumpeter described Bastiat nearly a century after his death as “the most brilliant economic journalist who ever lived.” Orphaned at the age of nine, Bastiat tried his hand at commerce, farming, and insurance sales. In 1825, after he inherited his grandfather’s estate, he quit working, established a discussion group, and read ...

  10. Frédéric Bastiat — Wikipédiaédéric_Bastiat

    Frédéric Bastiat, né le 30 juin 1801 à Bayonne et mort le 24 décembre 1850 à Rome, est un économiste, homme politique et magistrat français. Rattaché à l' école libérale française , il est entré tardivement dans le débat public.

  11. Frederic Bastiat |

    Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), the spokesman for the liberal, optimistic school of French economics, was born in Bayonne. The son of a merchant, he was orphaned at the age of nine. Bastiat went to school at Sorèze, where he received an encyclopedic education, learned English, won a prize for poetry, and devoted himself to philosophical studies.