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Economic facts and fallacies

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues, in a lively manner and without requiring any prior knowledge of economics by the reader. These include many beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians. One of the book's themes is that fallacies are not simply crazy ideas but in fact have a certain plausibility that gives them their staying power--and makes careful examination of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 9780465003495 0465003494
OCLC Number: 175289894
Description: vii, 262 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The power of fallacies --
Urban facts and fallacies --
Male-female facts and fallacies --
Academic facts and fallacies --
Income facts and fallacies --
Racial facts and fallacies --
Third World facts and fallacies --
Parting thoughts.
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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Exposes some of the fallacies about economic issues. These fallacies include beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as myths about urban problems, income differences as  Read more...

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