The Darwin economy : liberty, competition, and the common good /

Who was the greater economist--Adam Smith or Charles Darwin? The question seems absurd. Darwin, after all, was a naturalist, not an economist. But Robert Frank, New York Times economics columnist and best-selling author of The Economic Naturalist, predicts that within the next century Darwin will un...

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Main Author: Frank, Robert H.
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Paralysis
  • Darwin's wedge
  • No cash on the table
  • Starve the beast, but which one?
  • Putting the positional consumption beast on a diet
  • Perpetrators and victims
  • Efficiency rules
  • It's your money
  • Success and luck
  • The great tradeoff
  • Taxing harmful activities
  • The libertarian's objections reconsidered.