The Real Price of Everything: Rediscovering the Six Classics of Economics

The Real Price of Everything: Rediscovering the Six Classics of Economics

by Michael Lewis

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Overview

In his New York Times bestsellers Liar’s Poker and Moneyball, Michael Lewis gave us an unprecedented look at what goes on behind the scenes on Wall Street. Now he takes us back across the centuries to explore the four classics that created and defined not just Wall Street, but the entire economic system we live under today. Brought together with Lewis’s illuminating editorial commentary, they form an essential reference for any student of economics—in fact, for anyone who wants to understand the market forces and government policies that have shaped our world, and will continue to shape our future.
Includes:
1776: The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
1798: An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
1817: Principles of Political Economy and Taxation by David Ricardo
1899: The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions by Thorstein Veblen
1936: The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402792182
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 07/19/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1472
Sales rank: 365,586
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Date of Birth:

October 15, 1960

Place of Birth:

New Orleans, LA

Education:

Princeton University, B.A. in Art History, 1982; London School of Economics, 1985

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