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New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought
By Martin Feldstein (foreword by) and Todd G. Buccholz
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Plume
Publication date April 6, 2007
Pages 346
Binding Paperback
Edition Rev upd
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780452288447
ISBN-10 0452288444
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $17.00
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A reexamination of the major economic theories of the past two hundred years discusses how long-dead, famous economists such as Adam Smith and others would handle today's economic problems.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "If you read only one economics book this year, read this one.”—Larry Summers, Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama

A must-read for students of economics, New Ideas from Dead Economists offers an entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thingers throughout history.

Through the teachings of Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and more, renowned economist Todd Buchholz shows how these age-old ideas still apply to our modern world. In this revised edition, Buchholz offers an insightful and informed perspective on key economic issues in the new millennium: increasing demand for energy, the rise of China, international trade, aging populations, health care, and the effects of global warming. New Ideas from Dead Economists is a fascinating guide to understanding both the evolution of economic theory and our complex contemporary economy.

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9780452288447 | details & prices | 346 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.00
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