New Ideas From Dead Economists

New Ideas From Dead Economists

An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought

Book - 1999
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Penguin Putnam
The classic introduction to economic thought, now updated in time for the publication of New Ideas from Dead CEOs

This entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thinkers throughout history? Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and more?shows how their ideas still apply to our modern world. In this revised edition, renowned economist Todd 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.

Baker & Taylor
A reexamination of the major economic theories of the past two hundred years discusses how long-dead, famous economists such as Adam Smith and others would handle today's economic problems.

Book News
Integrates biographical information and explanations of the key ideas of some of the most influential economists of the past. Chapters treat Adam Smith, Malthus, David Ricardo, Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Alfred Marshall, and the Institutionalists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Plume, [1999]
Edition: Rev. ed
Description: xx, 332 p
ISBN: 9780452280526
Branch Call Number: 330.0922 Buc


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