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Free Lunch : Easily Digestible Economics.

Author: David Smith
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The economy has never been so relevant to so many people as it is now, and it's vital that we understand how it affects our lives. 'There's no such thing as a free lunch' is the one phrase everyone has heard from economics - not even for bankers. But why not? What does economics tell us about the price of lunch - and everything else? Free Lunch makes the economics pages of the newspaper intelligible and addresses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, David.
Free Lunch : Easily Digestible Economics.
London : Profile Books, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Smith
ISBN: 9781847651396 1847651399
OCLC Number: 697120611
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction; 1 Appetizer; 2 Starters; 3 Main course (1); 4 Adam --
but no apple; 5 Main course (2); 6 Classical recipes; 7 Cordon bleu business; 8 Mulled Marx; 9 Paying the bill; 10 Keynes gets cooking; 11 Bread and money; 12 Just desserts --
the Americans; 13 Arguing over coffee; Bite-size glossary; Post-prandial reading; Index.

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'There's no such thing as a free lunch' is the one phrase everyone has heard from economics - not even for bankers. But why not? What does economics tell us about the price of lunch - and everything  Read more...

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David Smith skilfully cuts through the mind-numbing waffle that surrounds much of modern economics, delivering a highly accessible guide to a subject that many claim to understand but very few do. -- Read more...

 
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