Economics: The User's Guide

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Pelican, 2014 - 502 Seiten
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter? Ha-Joon Chang teaches economics at Cambridge University, and writes a column for the Guardian. The Observer called his book 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, which was a no.1 bestseller, 'a witty and timely debunking of some of the biggest myths surrounding the global economy.' He won the Wassily Leontief Prize for advancing the frontiers of economic thought, and is a vocal critic of the failures of our current economic system.

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ECONOMICS: The User's Guide

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The dismal science rendered undismally, even spryly, by economist Chang (Economics/Cambridge Univ.; 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism, 2011, etc.).A certain online bookseller, news ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - deckehoe - LibraryThing

Very informative and clearly outlined in layman's terms. The cutesy pop culture references were somewhat grating. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2014)

Born in South Korea, Ha-Joon Changis a specialist in development economics and Reader in the Political Economy of Development at the University of Cambridge. In 2005, Chang was awarded the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. He is author of Kicking Away the Ladder- Development Strategy in Historical Perspective(2002), which won the 2003 Gunnar Myrdal Prize, and Bad Samaritans- Rich Nations, Poor Policies and the Threat to the Developing World(2007).

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