Homo oeconomicus

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Homo oeconomicus (Latin): Economic man; a man driven exclusively by "economic" motives, i.e., solely by the intention of making the greatest possible material or monetary profit.[1]


  1. Percy L. Greaves, Jr. "Mises Made Easier ", 1974. Referenced 2014-07-16.