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The Assumptions Economists Make

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$21.00 • £16.95 • €19.00

ISBN 9780674975408

Publication Date: 05/15/2017


384 pages

Belknap Press


  • A Personal Note
  • 1. The Metaphor of the Invisible Hand
  • 2. What Do Economists Do?
  • 3. In Search of a Model
  • 4. Economics When Society Matters
  • 5. Chasing a Chimera
  • 6. Utopia
  • 7. This Imperfect World
  • 8. Entering the Realm of Production
  • 9. What Caused Income Inequality?
  • 10. Understanding an Uncertain World
  • 11. In the Long Run
  • 12. In the Short Run
  • 13. The Puzzle of the Golden Age of Capitalism
  • 14. Economies in Crisis
  • 15. Thinking about Economies
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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