Economic Facts and Fallacies

Economic Facts and Fallacies

Book - 2011
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In Economic Facts and Fallacies , Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics. These fallacies include many beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as fallacies about urban problems, income differences, male-female economic differences, as well as economic fallacies about academia, about race, and about Third World countries.

Sowell shows that fallacies are not simply crazy ideas but in fact have a certain plausibility that gives them their staying power--and makes careful examination of their flaws both necessary and important.

Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780465022038
0465022030
Branch Call Number: 330 S731e 2011
Characteristics: vii, 282 p. ; 21 cm

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