A five-minute guide to Adam Smith

Jess Bown
An Edinburgh monument to Adam Smith
An Edinburgh monument to Adam Smith

The "father of modern economics", Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith wrote the hugely influential "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations", usually abbreviated to "The Wealth of Nations".

Born in 1723, Smith remains one of the most important thinkers in the field of economics today.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%