Economic Approach to Human Behaviour by Gary S. Becker
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Economic Approach to Human Behaviour
By Gary S. Becker

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Economic Approach to Human Behaviour by Gary S. Becker

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Since his pioneering Since his pioneering application of economic analysis to racial discrimination, Gary S. Becker has shown that an economic approach can provide a unified framework for understanding all human behavior. In a highly readable selection of essays Becker applies this approach to various aspects of human activity, including social interactions; crime and punishment; marriage, fertility, and the family; and "irrational" behavior.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226041124
ISBN-10: 0226041123
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1978
Country of Publication: United States

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Oxford Handbook of Human Capital by Gary S. Becker Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, Hardback (February 2011)

This Handbook provides a much needed, authoritative, and inter-disciplinary survey of concepts, applications, and research on human capital, the stock of human capabilities and knowledge found in organizations. It is designed for scholars and graduate students in business and across the social sciences, as well as policy makers and practitioners.

Uncommon Sense by Gary S. Becker Uncommon Sense, Paperback (September 2010)

On December 5, 2004, the still-developing blogosphere took one of its biggest steps toward mainstream credibility, as Nobel Prize - winning economist Gary S Becker and renowned jurist and legal scholar Richard A Posner announced the formation of the Becker-Posner Blog. This book gathers the most important and innovative entries from the blog.

Milton Friedman on Economics by Gary S. Becker Milton Friedman on Economics, Paperback (February 2008)

Milton Friedman was lauded as the grandmaster of free-market economic theory in the postwar era. This book collects many of Friedman's papers on topics in economics that were published in the "Journal of Political Economy". It incorporates papers from 1948 to 1990. It is useful for those tracing the course of 20th century economics and politics.

Accounting for Tastes by Gary S. Becker Accounting for Tastes, Paperback (February 1998)

Economists generally accept as a given the old adage that there is no accounting for tastes. The author disagrees, and confronts the problem of preferences and values: how they are formed and how they affect our behaviour. Areas extra to traditional economics are therefore touched upon.

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