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The Armchair Economist By Steven E. Landsburg

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Landsburg looks at the details of daily life to reveal what the laws of economics tell us about ourselves.

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The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life by Steven E. Landsburg

Why does popcorn cost so much at the movies? When does it make sense not to recycle? Why are laws against polygamy detrimental to women? Steven E. Landsburg examines everything from taxes, unemployment and illiteracy to the mating game, the death penalty and environmentalism to solve the puzzling questions that occur in daily living. Both controversial and humorous, The Armchair Economist demystifies the economics of everyday behaviour, and shows how the laws of economics can reveal themselves in surprising ways. Put your convictions to the test with The Armchair Economist.

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About Steven E. Landsburg


Steven E. Landsburg writes the popular 'Everyday Economics' column in Slate magazine and has also written for Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He teaches in the department of economics at the University of Rochester.

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GOR001211177
The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life by Steven E. Landsburg
Steven E. Landsburg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2009-04-06
256
1847395252
9781847395252
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