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After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.

 
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David Ricardo
David Ricardo
  • Born: April 18, 1772
  • Died: September 11, 1823
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Economist

David Ricardo was a British political economist, one of the most influential of the classical economists along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith and James Mill.