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Author Schlefer, Jonathan, 1949- author

Title The assumptions economists make / Jonathan Schlefer
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 356 pages)
Contents The metaphor of the invisible hand -- What do economists do? -- In search of a model -- Economics when society matters -- Chasing a chimera -- Utopia -- This imperfect world -- Entering the realm of production -- What caused income inequality? -- Understanding an uncertain world -- In the long run -- In the short run -- The golden age of capitalism -- Economies in crisis -- Thinking about economies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-330) and index
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Subject Economics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674065522 (electronic bk.)
0674068831 (electronic bk.)
9780674065529 (electronic bk.)
9780674068834 (electronic bk.)