Markets in Everything: Adam Smith’s House

The house where Adam Smith lived for many years with his mother and which more recently was used as a home for troubled youth has been put up for sale by the Edinburgh Council for £700,000.  Sir Alan Peacock says "It’s a disgrace that the council has
agreed to dispose of a building as significant as this. It should be
saved for the nation."

I think it would be a disgrace if the house went to anyone but the highest bidder.


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