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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Basic Economics

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Who would think the average person could get excited about a book called Basic Economics But Thomas Sowell is a genius. He takes what usually confuses and bores and makes it fascinating. He repeats ... 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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