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Ibn Khaldûn: A Fourteenth-Century Economist
Jean David C. Boulakia
Journal of Political Economy
Vol. 79, No. 5 (Sep. - Oct., 1971), pp. 1105-1118
Published by: The University of Chicago Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1830276
Page Count: 14
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Ibn Khaldûn was a fourteenth-century thinker who found a large number of economic mechanisms which were rediscovered by modern economists. Also, he used these concepts to build a coherent dynamic system. By quoting Ibn Khaldûn's Muqaddimah, this article tries to explain how Ibn Khaldûn reached economic conclusions and how he organized them into an extremely coherent model.
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