New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought

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Book
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ISBN 10
0452288444 
ISBN 13
9780452288447 
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Edition
Revised, Updated 
Publication Year
2007 
Publisher
Plume 
Pages
368 
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"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 ObamaA 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. - from Amzon 
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