Book: Jeff Madrick «Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World»

Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

Jeff Madrick - former New York Times business columnist and now Harper's economics columnist - mounts a comprehensive case against prevailing mainstream economic thinking, illustrating how it has damaged markets, infrastructure, and individual livelihoods, causing hundreds of billions of dollars of wasted investment; financial crisis after financial crisis; poor public education and public transportation; gross inequality of income and wealth, and stagnating wages; uncontrolled military spending; and a failed healthcare system that delivers far less than it costs. Using the Great Recession as his foremost case study, Madrick shows how the decisions America should have made before, during, and after the financial crisis were suppressed by popular theory, and how the consequences are still being felt here and around the globe. And he examines the too-often-marginalized good ideas of modern economics, and convincingly argues just how beneficial they might be if only they can gain greater...

Издательство: "Alfred A. Knopf" (2014)

Формат: 150x215, 272 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-307-96118-1, 978-0-307-96119-8

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Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America And the WorldFrom the former economics columnist for Harper’s and The New York Times, a bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming… — Vintage, (формат: 130x200, 272 стр.) Подробнее...20151100бумажная книга

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