Phenomenon of “national disproportionality” in the development of the history of economic thought: in search for alternative interpretation
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Phenomenon of “national disproportionality” in the development of the history of economic thought: in search for alternative interpretation
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Aleksandr MAL’TSEV 
Occupation: Associate Professor
Affiliation: Ural State University of Economics
Address: 62, 8 March st., Yekaterinburg 620144, Russian Federation

The article analyses some of the existing interpretations of the phenomenon of the “national disproportionality” in the development of the history of economic thought. Author puts forward his own explanation of the paradox of the uneven representation of concepts from different countries in the history of economic thought.

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