Ri·​car·​di·​an | \ rə̇ˈkärdēən \

Definition of Ricardian

: of or relating to the English political economist Ricardo or to his theory of rent as an economic surplus

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First Known Use of Ricardian

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ricardian

David Ricardo †1823 English economist + English -ian

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“Ricardian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ricardian. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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