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Economyths : ten ways economics gets it wrong

Author: David John Orrell
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont John Wiley & Sons Canada ©2010
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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From the inability of wealth to make us happier, to our catastrophic blindness to the credit crunch, Economyths reveals ten ways in which economics has failed us all. Forecasters predicted a prosperous year in 2008 for financial markets - in one influential survey the average prediction was for an eleven percent gain. But by the end of the year, the Standard and Poor's 500 index - a key economic barometer - was down  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David John Orrell
ISBN: 0470677937 9780470677933
OCLC Number: 839029306
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: Online-Ressource (280 p) ill.
Contents: Introduction. Chapter 1: The anarchic economy. Chapter 2: The connected economy. Chapter 3: The unstable economy. Chapter 4: The extreme economy. Chapter 5: The emotional economy. Chapter 6: The gendered economy. Chapter 7: The unfair economy. Chapter 8: The over-sized economy. Chapter 9: The unhappy economy. Chapter 10: The good economy. Notes. Resources. Acknowledgements. Index.
Responsibility: David Orrell

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From the inability of wealth to make us happier, to ourcatastrophic blindness to the credit crunch, Economythsreveals ten ways in which economics has failed us all. Forecasters predicted a  Read more...

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