The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Ortes, Giammaria (1713–1790)

  • Ugo Rabbeno
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1401

Abstract

A Venetian monk, Ortes left his cloister on the entreaties of his mother after his father’s death, but remained in holy orders and was ever a strenuous defender of the clergy. It is with this purpose that he wrote his Errori popolari intorno al- l’Economia nazionale, his Lettere sulla religione and his treatise Dei Fide-commessi a famiglie e a chiese, with the scope of upholding the existence of clerical property in Mortmain.

Keywords

Division of labour Free exchange Malthus, T. R. Mathematical method Money Ortes, G. Population growth Wealth 

JEL Classifications

B31 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ugo Rabbeno
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