The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life, Revised & Updated Edition (Paperback)

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Whether these are nagging questions you’ve always had, or ones you never even thought to ask, this new edition of The Armchair Economist turns the eternal ideas of economic theory into concrete answers that you can use to navigate the challenges of contemporary life.

Get The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life, Revised & Updated Edition (Paperback) by Steven E. Landsburg and other economic books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, he applies economic theory to today’s most pressing concerns, answering a diverse range of daring questions, such as:

Why are seat belts deadly?
Why do celebrity endorsements sell products?
Why are failed executives paid so much?
Who should bear the cost of oil spills?
Do government deficits matter?
How is workplace safety bad for workers?
What’s wrong with the local foods movement?
Which rich people can’t be taxed?
Why is rising unemployment sometimes good?
Why do women pay more at the dry cleaner?
Why is life full of disappointments?

Whether these are nagging questions you’ve always had, or ones you never even thought to ask, this new edition of The Armchair Economist turns the eternal ideas of economic theory into concrete answers that you can use to navigate the challenges of contemporary life.

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ISBN 9781451651737
Length (cm) 14.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 21.0000
Publisher Free Press
Publication Date May 1, 2012
Pages (number) 336
Genre Economics, Business & Leadership
Author Steven E. Landsburg
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Format Paperback
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