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The assumptions economists make

作者: Jonathan Schlefer
出版商: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.
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"Economists make confident assertions in op-ed columns and on cable news--so why are their explanations often at odds with equally confident assertions from other economists? And why are all economic predictions so rarely borne out? Harnessing his frustration with these contradictions, Jonathan Schlefer set out to investigate how economists arrive at their opinions. While economists cloak their views in the aura of  再讀一些...
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所有的作者/貢獻者: Jonathan Schlefer
ISBN: 9780674052260 0674052269
OCLC系統控制編碼: 757935770
描述: xv, 356 p. ; 22 cm.
内容: The metaphor of the invisible hand --
What do economists do? --
In search of a model --
Economics when society matters --
Chasing a chimera --
Utopia --
This imperfect world --
Entering the realm of production --
What caused income inequality? --
Understanding an uncertain world --
In the long run --
In the short run --
The golden age of capitalism --
Economies in crisis --
Thinking about economies.
責任: Jonathan Schlefer.

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Economists make confident assertions in op-ed columns and on cable news--so why are their explanations at odds with equally confident assertions from other economists? And why are all economic  再讀一些...

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Not a history of economic thinkers, this is an examination of their prevailing assumptions, from Adam Smith to the present. Schlefer asserts that macroeconomic models failed to guide government 再讀一些...

 
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