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The economics anti-textbook : a guide to critical thinking

Author: Rod Hill; Tony Myatt
Publisher: London : Zed, 2010.
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Mainstream textbooks present economics as an objective science free from value judgements; that settles disputes by testing hypotheses; that applies a pre-determined body of principles; and contains  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Hill; Tony Myatt
ISBN: 9781842779385 1842779389 9781842779392 1842779397
OCLC Number: 652066578
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - Our Goals, Audience, and Principal Themes1. What is economics? Where you start influences where you go2. Introducing economic models3. How markets work (in an imaginary world)4. People as consumers5. The firm6. Market Structure and Efficiency - or why perfect competition isn't so perfect after all.Addendum - What about the efficiency of asset markets?7. Externalities and the ubiquity of market failure8. The marginal productivity theory of income distribution - or you're worth what you can get9. Government, taxation, and the (re)distribution of income: is a just society just too expensive?10. Trade and globalization without the rose-tinted glassesConclusionPostscript - A Case Study on the Global Financial Meltdown
Responsibility: Rod Hill and Tony Myatt.

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