Which of the following economists is called the Father of Economics?

A. Malthus
B. Robinson
C. Ricardo
D. Adam Smith
Answer» D. Adam Smith
Explanation: Adam Smith, a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy, is cited as the "father of modern economics." He is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759), and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). The Wealth of Nations is considered as the first modern work of economics.
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