Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

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Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques (1727-1781)

by David Hart on Aug 15, 2008

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot was a French economist, writer, and royal advisor. He tried to accomplish sweeping liberal reform of the economy and political system.

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Physiocracy

by George H. Smith on Aug 15, 2008

The physiocrats were French laissez-faire economists in the late 18th century who based their policies and writings on natural reason and science.