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noun as in capitalism

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Adam Smith wrote “The Wealth of Nations” to denounce mercantilism, the crony capitalism of his day.

Morici blames the return of stagflation on "Chinese mercantilism" as its government fixes oil prices at home at low levels.

"If you want to know why there are riots in Egypt, it's because of Chinese mercantilism," he says.

In spite of mercantilism, economic questions never became in England the pre-occupation of specialists.

Indeed it has been fairly observed that Hume retains an attitude of refined mercantilism.

The Spanish trade regulations; mercantilism; the staple cities.

Hence, Russian mercantilism was predominantly a state mercantilism.

Mercantilism was still in the ascendant when Adam Smith came to write.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mercantilism, such as: commercialism, competition, industrialism, free enterprise, free market, and laissez faire economics.

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