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Newly revised and updated, the acclaimed companion volume to the hugely successful Basic Economics, by one of America's most revered economists. Applied Economics is an accessible guide to how our economic decisions develop. It explains the application of economics to major world problems, including housing, medical care, discrimination, and the economic development of nations. The book is based on an international view of economics, includes examples from around the world, and shows how certain incentives and constraints produce similar outcomes among disparate peoples and cultures.
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THOMAS SOWELL graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in economics from Harvard University, received an M.A. in economics from Columbia University, and a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago. He has taught economics at Howard University, Cornel, Brandeis, and UCLA. Since 1980 he has been a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he holds a fellowship named after Rose and Milton Friedman. He is also the author of several books, including Basic Economics and Economic Facts and Fallacies.Review:
Applied Economics...is simply the must-have field guide to our economic landscape. --Jonah Goldberg, Los Angeles Times columnist
Applied Economics is full of...good sense and serves as an excellent defense against the counterproductive promises of political candidates. --Wall Street Journal
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Book Description Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1433291282