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Better Living through Economics

Edited by John J. Siegfried

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PAPERBACK

$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674064126

Publication Date: 03/05/2012

Short

324 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 line illustrations, 7 tables

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John J. Siegfried is Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Vanderbilt University, and Secretary-Treasurer of the American Economic Association.

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2010
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