Bad Economics - Pestilent Economists, Profligate Governments, Debt, Dependency & Despair ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Peter Smith

Bad Economics - Pestilent Economists, Profligate Governments, Debt, Dependency & Despair

BookPOD
Publication date: February 2013
ISBN: 9781922168306
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$14.99
Our price:
$12.99

You save: $2.00 (13%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Bad Economics is a book for everyone who wants to understand why things have gone wrong rather than slavishly accepting the mainstream version of events. It takes on the illusions and delusions which regularly shape economic policy. Absolutely no knowledge of economics is needed; only common sense and an open mind. It explains how bad economics is ruining Western societies, while good economics has been pushed aside. Its aim, by exposing the bad, is to contribute to the revival of the good. Two paths are still open: one informed by good economics, leading to hope; one by bad economics, leading to despair. The story isn't finished; the trends are unpromising. At the same time, the salutary experience Western societies are having in dealing with crippling government debt is keeping hope alive. CONTENTS PROLOGUE PREFACE 1. THE KEY TO TRUTH 2. PRICES AND PROSPERITY 3. SAVING AND INVESTING 4. KEYNES AND KEYNESIANS 5. KEYNESIAN WORLD 6. PRE-KEYNESIAN WORLD 7. BOOMING AND BUSTING 8. HOLY HOLES IN THE ECONOMY! THE GFC 9. HOLY HOLES II: WOEFUL POLICY 10. HOLY HOLES III: PESTILENT ECONOMISTS 11. DRESSED UP STATISTICAL NONSENSE 12. CONTRADICTION IN TERMS 13. SPREADING THE WEALTH 14. HOPE AND DESPAIR 15. CARGO CULT AND DEPENDENCY 16. INTERNATIONAL DEPENDENCY 17. UNHINGED FROM PRACTICALITY 18. UTOPIA 19. BAD ARITHMETIC 20. MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE 21. GRAND BARGAIN APPENDIX: TEMPERAMENTAL BIAS INDEX About the Author: Peter is a frequent contributor to Quadrant. He has written and spoken widely on economic and payments matters. He was CEO of Australian Payments Clearing Association; chief economist for the State Bank Victoria; economic advisor to the Australian Bankers' Association; and tutored in economics at the Universities of WA and Adelaide. He has a first class honours degree and a PhD in economics.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Bad Economics - Pestilent Economists, Profligate Governments, Debt, Dependency & Despair ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
655 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Peter Smith
A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Peter Smith
A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith
Peter Smith
Oneworld Publications, October 2013
ISBN: 9781851681846
Format: ePub
List Price: $27.95 Our price: $24.99
Health System Performance Comparison ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Papanicolas Irene Smith Peter
Health System Performance Comparison: An Agenda For Policy, Information And Research
Papanicolas Irene Smith Peter & Irene Papanicolas & Peter Smith
Open University Press, June 2013
ISBN: 9780335247264
Format: ePub, PDF
List Price: $59.00 Our price: $55.99
Gmdss for Navigators PDF (Adobe DRM) download by John Seaton
GMDSS for Navigators
John Seaton & Peter Smith
Routledge, June 2013
ISBN: 9780750621779
Format: PDF, ePub
List Price: $64.95 Our price: $60.99
An Introduction to Godel's Theorems PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Peter Smith
An Introduction to Godel's Theorems
Peter Smith
Cambridge University Press, February 2013
ISBN: 9781107022843
Format: PDF
List Price: $28.00 Our price: $25.99