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How to Argue with an Economist: Reopening the Political Debate in Australia by Lindy Edwards - Paperback - First Edition - 2002 - from Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books and Biblio.co.uk

How to Argue with an Economist: Reopening the Political Debate in Australia

by Lindy Edwards

Condition: As New/No Dust Jacket


Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002. First Edition. Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket. First softcover edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Economics; Australia; ISBN: 0521525322. ISBN/EAN: 9780521525329. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16817. . 9780521525329

This fascinating book reflects on how economics has become central to our lives, and how the 'economic rationalist' perspective has become the lens through which all matters in Australian public life are viewed. It explains how this economic worldview systematically overlooks important social issues and how it transforms Australian culture. How to Argue with an Economist invites a broad general audience into debates that were once reserved for experts. Lindy Edwards, a former economic adviser in the Prime Minister's Department, has a talent for expressing concepts simply. She distils economics' key ideas into a lively and enjoyable read, explaining how economists think and then how you can argue with them.




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