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New Ideas from Dead Economists Over 150 Years Ago, Scottish Essayist Thomas Carlyle Dubbed Economics The Dismal Science But It Certainly Doesn T Seem That Way In The Skillful Hands Of Todd G Buchholz, Author Of New Ideas From Dead Economists In This Revised Edition Of A Book First Published In 1989, Economics Is Accessible, Relevant, And Fascinating It S Even Fun For Example, When He Uses The Cast Of Gilligan S Island And Henny Youngman Jokes To Explain Complex Economic Theories Why Not Have The Last Laugh On Carlyle By Using The Dead Economists Themselves To Reverse Their Bad Reputations And To Teach The Lessons They Left To Us Buchholz Surveys And Critiques Economic Thought From Adam Smith S Invisible Hand Of The 18th Century To The Depression Fighting Ideas Of The Keynesians And Money Supply Concepts Of The 20th Century Monetarists He Also Relates Classic Economic Principles To Such Modern Day Events As The Fall Of Communism, The Asian Financial Meltdown, And Global Warming Buchholz Includes Plenty Of Anecdotes About The Lives Of The Great Economists Karl Marx, For Instance, Was An Unkempt Slob David Ricardo, The Early 19th Century English Politician And Economist, Was Among The Rare Economists To Get Rich Trading Stocks And Maynard Keynes Was So Homely His Friends Called Him Snout Here S A Lively And Authoritative Read For Those Interested In The Past, Present, And Future Of Economics Dan RingThe 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 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


10 thoughts on “New Ideas from Dead Economists

  1. says:

    I ve read a few pages of it, and it was promising, and full of joyful small details.One of the Arabic translations has a lot misunderstanding of phrases meaning, though it had checked by a famous Egyptian economist, Hazem EL Beblawy That translation published by academic library Luckily, there is another recent translation by Arabic words ,...


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    A comprehensive but ideologically biased economics historyThere are a couple of points that are good to know before you pick up this short economics history First, the title is misleading, it is not new ideas , but just ideas form dead economists Second, it is not only theories ideas , but also biography at least sometimes The latter is where the book fails the most I ll come back to this later.This is a history of ideas book, but it is also a saga of how modern economy the dismal sci A comprehensive but ideologically biased economics historyThere are a couple of points that are good to know before you pick up this short economics history First, the title is misleading, it is not new ideas , but just ideas form dead economists Second, it is not only theories ideas , but also biography at least sometimes The latter is where the book fails the most I ll come back to this later.This is a history of ideas book, but it is also a saga of how modern economy the dismal science came to life This epics starts, naturally, with the Physiocrats and Adam Smith Modern free marketeers and Republicans have taken for themselves Smith s theories They place them in the ideological camp against Big Government But The Wea...


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    The main premise of the book, is best summarized by the author It is striking that so many of the lessons of the great economists still speak to us Each of their wisest theories has a practical point or analogy today This book seeks their wisdom by looking at mainstream economics and asking, Who first had these insights and built these durable models We can learn from the masters Todd then embarks his readers on a journey through the contributions of the greatest economists of our time Cl The main premise of the book, is best summarized by the author It is striking that so many of the lessons of the great economists still speak to us Each of their ...


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    Freakonomics thinking fast and slow.


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    This book was a good history for laymen of the main ideas in economics I think I need to readeconomics textbooks to know for sure Each chapter was a short biography of the economist in question interwoven with the contributions they made to the field That made the book very approachable.The books lack of differentials is why I gave it 4 5 The only chapter that seemed out of place was the one on Marx I guess the labor theory of value and Das Capital are important historically, but it This book was a good history for laymen of the main ideas in economics I think I need to readeconomics textbooks to know for sure Each chapter was a short biography of the economist in question interwoven with the contributions they made to the field That made the book very approachable.The books lack of differentials is why I gave it 4 5 The only chapter that seemed out of place was the one on Marx I guess the labor theory of value...


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    Provides a good summary of the main ideas of major economists who continue to have extraordinary influence in the field today Also astoundingly and unwittingly biased in its underlying assumptions and viewpoint don t have the book in front of me, but others have offered some good quotes , which makes for great reading if you re paying attention Some of the counterarguments given to criticisms of wage slavery, manipulative advertising, etc are so thin as to be comical Buchholz picks and c Provides a good summary of the main ideas of major economists who continue to have extraordinary influence in the field today Also astoundingly and unwittingly biased in its underlying assumptions and viewpoint don t have the book in front of me, but others have offered some good quotes , which makes for great reading if you re paying attention Some of the counterarguments given to criticisms of w...


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    In short It s good at presenting economic ideas in a neat, little package.It s bad at staying neutral Marx is a vulgar, unwashed, alcoholic Russians beg Americans for jeans because they are so unimaginative, unmotivated, and undisciplined that they can t turn their own cotton into denim.As it is written in the 80s, and we are now writing the year of Trump and Brexit, it s also in urgent need of an update A lot has happened since the 80s in terms of globalization and world trade, and not all In short It s good at presenting economic ideas in a neat, little package.It s bad at staying neutral Marx is a vulgar, unwashed, alcoholic Russians beg Americans for jeans because they are...


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