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Description - Economic Facts and Fallacies by Thomas Sowell

A brilliant and revelatory look at the fundamental ideas people commonly get wrong about economics, and how to think about the subject better."Economic Facts and Fallacies" exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues - and does so in a lively manner and without readers requiring any prior knowledge of the subject. These fallacies include beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as myths about urban problems, income differences as well as fallacies about academia, race and Third World countries.One of the themes is that fallacies are not simply crazy ideas, but have a certain plausibility that gives them their staying power - and makes careful examination of their flaws both necessary and important as well as sometimes humorous.Written in the easy to follow style of Sowell's "Basic Economics", this book goes into greater depth, with real world examples on specific issues.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465003495
ISBN-10: 0465003494
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell has taught economics at a number of American colleges and universities, including Cornell University and University California, LA. He has published both scholarly and popular articles and books on economics, and is currently a scholar in residence at Stanford University.

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