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Armchair Economist: Economics And Everyday Experience
Armchair Economist Economics And Everyday Experience
Author: Steven Landsburg
Witty economists are about as easy to find as anorexic mezzo-sopranos, natty mujahedeen, and cheerful Philadelphians. But Steven E. Landsburg...is one economist who fits the bill. In a wide-ranging, easily digested, unbelievably contrarian survey of everything from why popcorn at movie houses costs so much to why recycling may actually reduce th...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780029177761
ISBN-10: 0029177766
Publication Date: 3/1/1995
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Publisher: Free Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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One of the first, and still one of the best, "pop econ" books. This is a fine book to whet your appetite for the fun side of economics, but it's not a great source for learning the textbook presentation of the subject.
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An excellent introduction to economic thinking and theory--but not a dry read! The Original Freakonomics.


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