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Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science

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ISBN-10: 0393337642

ISBN-13: 9780393337648

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Charles Wheelan, Burton G. Malkiel

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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Burton G. Malkiel is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics at Princeton University.

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
The Power of Markets: Who feeds Paris?
Incentives Matter: Why you might be able to save your face by cutting off your nose (if you are a black rhinoceros)
Government and the Economy: Government is your friend (and a round of applause for all those lawyers)
Government and the Economy II: The army was lucky to get that screwdriver for $500
Economics of Information: McDonald's didn't create a better hamburger
Productivity and Human Capital: Why is Bill Gates so much richer than you are?
Financial Markets: What economics can tell us about getting rich quick (and losing weight, too!)
The Power of Organized Interests: What economics can tell us about politics
Keeping Score: Is my economy bigger than your economy?
The Federal Reserve: Why that dollar in your pocket is more than just a piece of paper
International Economics: How did a nice country like Iceland go bust?
Trade and Globalization: The good news about Asian sweatshops
Development Economics: The wealth and poverty of nations
Epilogue Life in 2050: Seven Questions
Notes
Index