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27 Works 524 Membros 9 Reviews

About the Author

Includes the name: James Gwartney

Obras de James D. Gwartney

Essentials of economics (1985) 3 cópias
Introduction to Economics (1994) 2 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1940-09-28
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Ocupação
professor (economics, Florida State University)

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Resenhas

I tried and failed at another economics book. This time it wasn't the book's fault, though. It turns out I'm just not as interested in economics as I thought I was.
 
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LibrarianDest | outras 5 resenhas | Jan 3, 2024 |
I'd say a healthy interest in economic math and data tables is a good prerequisite before diving into Common Sense Economics. It's not a long book nor overly wordy. It's just, well, about economics. Not exactly a thriller novel. The value here is that the principles discussed affect the lives of everyone everywhere. The laws of economics, similar to the laws of physics, are visible all around us, and to understand them is to understand part of what makes the world turn.

Those familiar with libertarian viewpoints will recognize that much of the book is themed that way. If you happen to disagree with libertarian thinking, and yet are open to challenging your beliefs, then I recommend trying to understand Common Sense Economics through the lens of logic and math and not from the all-too-common vantage point of political ideology.… (mais)
 
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Daniel.Estes | outras 5 resenhas | Aug 31, 2014 |
This introductory/principles text is surely one of the best! It goes over all the Macro/Micro topics in an easy to understand way that is organized just right. After using this in one of my classes, I'll be sure to keep it in my collection for years to come.
 
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tannerl | 1 outra resenha | May 13, 2014 |
The information presented is concise and to the point. It's an excellent primer on basic economic principles for the person needing a solid introduction to the field.
 
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PopeLinus | outras 5 resenhas | Aug 9, 2009 |

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Obras
27
Membros
524
Popularidade
#47,450
Avaliação
½ 3.3
Resenhas
9
ISBNs
105
Idiomas
1

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