How the economy works : confidence, crashes and self-fulfilling prophecies /

"Of all the economic bubbles that have been pricked," the editors of The Economist recently observed, "few have burst more spectacularly than the reputation of economics itself." Indeed, the financial crisis that crested in 2008 destroyed the credibility of the economic thinking...

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Main Author: Farmer, Roger E. A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Summary:"Of all the economic bubbles that have been pricked," the editors of The Economist recently observed, "few have burst more spectacularly than the reputation of economics itself." Indeed, the financial crisis that crested in 2008 destroyed the credibility of the economic thinking that had guided policymakers for a generation. But what will take its place? In How the Economy Works, one of our leading economists provides a jargon-free exploration of the current crisis, offering a powerful argument for how economics must change to get us out of it. Roger E.A. Farmer traces the.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 193 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199745364
0199745366