New Ideas from Dead Economists: An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought
"If you read only one economics book this year, read this one.”—Larry Summers, Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama
A must-read for students of economics, New Ideas from Dead Economists offers an entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thingers throughout history.
Through the teachings of Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and more, renowned economist Todd Buchholz shows how these age-old ideas still apply to our modern world. In this revised edition, Buchholz offers an insightful and informed perspective on key economic issues in the new millennium: increasing demand for energy, the rise of China, international trade, aging populations, health care, and the effects of global warming. New Ideas from Dead Economists is a fascinating guide to understanding both the evolution of economic theory and our complex contemporary economy.
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If the economics text books have to admit that the Physiocrats and Henry George were right that revenues from economic rents cannot be passed on in prices like taxes – generating massive deadweight in the economy – how have the 1% managed to fight back to avoid further investigation of the subject?
Why, by disinformation, of course! By lying about the quantum of economic rent:-
"The percentage [of property rent in the economy] has dropped to well under one percent today", New Ideas from Dead Economists: an introduction to modern economic thought, Todd G Buchholz, Plume, 2007, p.86
Review: New Ideas from Dead EconomistsUser Review - Maytham - Goodreads
It`s good book until now , well organized in ideas , but there is one little problem : The Examples! there is a lot of examples to help in explain the ideas but these examples almost from the American ... Read full review
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