9781250106940

Common Sense Economics What Everyone Should Know About Wealth and Prosperity

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  • ISBN13:

    9781250106940

  • ISBN10:

    125010694X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/14/2016
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press

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Summary

With the global economy recovering from a steep recession, and with that recovery challenging our long-held ideas about what careers and the market can be, learning the basics of economics has never been more essential. Principles such as gains from trade, the role of profit and loss, and the secondary effects of government spending, taxes, and borrowing risk continue to be critically important to the way America's economy functions, and critically important to understand for those hoping to further their professional lives - even their personal lives. Common Sense Economics discusses key points and theories, using them to show how any reader can make wiser personal choices and form more informed positions on policy.

Now in its third edition, this fully updated classic from James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Dwight R. Lee, and Tawni H. Ferrarini reflects on the recession and the progress that's been made since the crash; it offers insight into political processes and the many ways in which economics informs policy, illuminating our world and what might be done to make it better.

Author Biography

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 Hunt FERRARINI is the Sam M. Cohodas Professor of Economics and the Director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at Northern Michigan University.

JOSEPH CALHOUN is a lecturer in the Assistant Director of the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education, and a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Florida State University.

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