In the introduction of the book
In the introduction of the book, Adam Smith starts by making a statement that he was going to talk about “wealth” and how certain countries will tend to have more wealth than the others. The introduction tends to give us a brief background on what is the book going to talk about. it usually depends on the number of people that is going to be productive in their work. Smith wants to figure out the proportion in every nation must be regulated by different circumstances. First, is by skill and judgment which labor is applied. Second, was the proportion between the number of those who are employed in useful labor.