The authors tell us what everyone should kw about ecomics in language we can all understand. It's refreshing when four of the best in the profession avoid the all-too-common practice of writing in a code that only other ecomists can comprehend. ---Robert McTeer, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWith the global ecomy recovering from a steep recession, those who fail to grasp basic ecomic principles such as gains from trade, the role of profit and loss, and the secondary effects of government spending, taxes, and borrowing risk falling behind in their professional careers--even their personal lives. Common Sense Ecomics discusses key principles and uses them to show how to make wise personal and policy choices.This new edition of a classic from James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Dwight R. Lee, and Tawni H. Ferrarini, with reflections on the recent recession and the policy response to it, illuminates our world and what might be done to make it better.
James D. Gwartney holds the Gus A. Stavros Eminent Scholar Chair at Florida State University and is the director of the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education. Richard L. Stroup is the author of Eco-Nomics and an adjunct professor of economics at North Carolina State University. Dwight R. Lee is coauthor of Getting Rich in America and holds the William J. O'Neil Chair of Global Markets and Freedom at Southern Methodist University. Tawni H. Ferrarini is the Sam M. Cohodas Professor of Economics and the Director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at Northern Michigan University.
Dwight R Lee, James D Gwartney, Richard L Stroup, Tawni Hunt Ferrarini
St Martin's Press
Date of Publication
Economics: Professional & General
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Country of Publication
St Martin's Press
black & white illustrations
Unsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket