Applied Economics

  • by Thomas Sowell
  • Narrated by Bill Wallace
  • 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Applied Economics is an accessible guide to how our economic decisions develop. It explains the application of economics to major world problems, including housing, medical care, discrimination, and the economic development of nations. The book is based on an international view of economics, includes examples from around the world, and shows how certain incentives and constraints produce similar outcomes among disparate peoples and cultures.

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What the Critics Say

"Applied Economics...is simply the must-have field guide to our economic landscape." (Jonah Goldberg, Los Angeles Times columnist)
"Applied Economics is full of...good sense - and serves as an excellent defense against the counterproductive promises of political candidates." (Wall Street Journal)

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Interesting read but narrator lack enthusiasm

This good provides a good understanding of economic concepts with tangible examples, however Thomas sowell is biased towards a hayekian view throughout the book. Non-the-less the book was an interesting and insightful read for those who want to think beyond typical economic policies.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-05-2009
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.