Economics Rules

Economics Rules

The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science

Book - 2015
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Takes a close look at economics to examine when it falls short and when it works, to give a surprisingly upbeat account of the discipline. Drawing on the history of the field and his deep experience as a practitioner, Rodrik argues that economics can be a powerful tool that improves the world--but only when economists abandon universal theories and focus on getting the context right. Economics Rules argues that the discipline's much-derided mathematical models are its true strength. Models are the tools that make economics a science. Too often, however, economists mistake a model for the model that applies everywhere and at all times.
Publisher: New York :, W.W. Norton & Company,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393246414
Branch Call Number: 330 R696
Characteristics: xv, 253 pages ; 22 cm

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