New Ideas from Dead Economists

An Introduction to Modern Economic Thought

Todd G. Buchholz - Author

Martin Feldstein - Foreword by

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ISBN 9780452288447 | 368 pages | 06 Apr 2007 | Plume | 5.31 x 8.07in | 18 - AND UP
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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.

“Outstanding . . . fun to read.”
The Wall Street Journal

“This wide-ranging survey of economic thought combines a witty and clear exposition with a high degree of accuracy.”
—Milton Friedman

“Precious few books . . . on any academic subject succeed at being witty and amusing. This is one of them. Bravo!”
—William F. Buckley, Jr.

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