Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy

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Basic Books, 2004 - Business & Economics - 438 pages
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This is the revised and enlarged edition of a new kind of introduction to economics for the general public-without graphs, statistics, or jargon. In addition to being updated, Basic Economics has also become more internationalized by including economic problems from more countries around the world, because the basic principles of economics are not confined by national borders. While most chapter titles remain the same, their contents have changed considerably, reflecting the experiences of many different peoples and cultures.

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User Review  - Josiah Degraaf - Goodreads

This book is great in showing how economics works by looking at various fields in quite depth. It's less great in some of the final chapters when the discussion turns to what we should value in the ... Read full review

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Thomas Sowell has taught economics at a number of colleges and universities, including Cornell, University of California Los Angeles, and Amherst. He has published both scholarly and popular articles and books on economics, and is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

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