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Economics for the Curious

Inside the Minds of 12 Nobel Laureates

Editors: Solow, R. (Ed.)

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  • Features a first class list of Nobel Laureates, including Paul Krugman, Eric Maskin, Finn E. Kydland and Vernon Smith
  • Written in an accessible style that will interest a broad audience
  • Focuses on key issues of interest including how economic tools can be used to rebuild nations in the aftermath of a war, financing retirement as longevity increases, the sustainable use of natural resources and what governments should really be doing to boost the economy
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About this book

12 Nobel Laureates take readers on a tour of some of the everyday issues that can be explored using basic economic principles. Topics include how economic tools can be used to rebuild nations in the aftermath of a war; financing retirement as longevity increases and what governments should really be doing to boost the economy.

About the authors

Paul Krugman, Princeton University, USA Vernon L. Smith, George Mason University and Cato Institute, USA Peter Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Dale T. Mortensen, Northwestern University, USA Michael Spence, Oak Hill Capital Partners, USA Finn E. Kydland, University of California, USA Robert Solow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA John F. Nash, Jr, Princeton University, USA Oliver E. Williamson, Haas School of Business, USA William F. Sharpe, Financial Engines, USA Eric Maskin, Princeton University, USA Roger Myerson, University of Chicago, USA

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-5

    Solow, Robert M.

  • Depressions are Different

    Pages 7-18

    Krugman, Paul R.

  • Rethinking Economics: A Classical Perspective

    Pages 19-32

    Smith, Vernon L.

  • Employment and Unemployment

    Pages 33-42

    Diamond, Peter A.

  • Unemployment During and After the Great Recession

    Pages 43-59

    Mortensen, Dale T.

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eBook 17,84 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-38359-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 23,91 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-38358-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Economics for the Curious
Book Subtitle
Inside the Minds of 12 Nobel Laureates
Editors
  • R. Solow
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38359-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137383594
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38358-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 195
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