Good Economics for Hard Times – Abhijit V Banerjee
epub | 2.19 MB | English | Isbn:B07VBCB14N |
Author: Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo | PAge: 405 | Year: 2019
Two prize-winning economists show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day
The experience of the last decade has not been kind to the image of economists: asleep at the wheel (perhaps with the foot on the gas pedal) in the run-up to the great recession, squabbling about how to get out of it, tone-deaf in discussions of the plight of Greece or the Euro area; they seem to have lost the ability to provide reliable guidance on the great problems of the day.
In this ambitious, provocative book Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain what is happening to people in a newly globalized world: in short Good Economics has been done badly. This precise but accessible book covers many of the most essential issues of our day-including migration, unemployment, growth, free trade, political polarization, and welfare. Banerjee and Duflo will confound…
Category:Globalization, Economic Theory, International Business & Money