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Título The armchair economist: economics and everyday lifeLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Landsburg, Steven E., 1954- (Autor)
Publicación New York, NY : Free Press, 1995
Descripción Física ix, 241 páginas
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 0029177766
Clasificación(es) 306.3
Materia(s) Políticas públicas; Economía; Aspectos sociales;
Nota(s) Incluye índice
CONTENIDO: What life es all about -- The power of incentives: how seat belts kill -- Rational riddles: why the rolling stones sell out -- Truth or consequences: how to split a check or choose a movie -- The indifference principles: Who cares if the air is clean? -- The computer game of life: Learning what it's all about -- Good and evil -- Telling right from wrong: the pitfalls of democracy -- Why taxes are bad: the logic of efficiency -- Why prices are goods: Smith versus Darwin -- Of medicine and candy, trains and sparks: economics -- How to read the news -- Choosing sides in the drug war: How the Atlantic monthly got it wrong -- The mythology of deficits -- Sound and fury: spurious wisdom from the op-ed pages -- How statistics lie: unemployment can be good for you -- The policy vice: do we need more illiterates? -- Some modest proposals: the end of bipartisanship -- How markets work -- Why popcorn costs more at he movies and why the obvious answer wrong -- Courtship and collusion: the mating game -- Cursed winners and glum losers: Why life is full of disappointments -- Ideas of interest: armchair forecasting -- Random walks and stock market prices: a primer for investors -- The lowa car crop -- The pitfalls of science -- Was Einstein credible? The economics of scientific method -- New, improved football: how economists go wrong -- The pitfalls of religion -- Why I am not an environmentalist: the science of economics versus the religion of ecology.
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089453Biblioteca Universidad Icesi3306.3/L263aDisponibleCol. General