Economic Facts and Fallacies

Author(s): Thomas Sowell

Politics

In Economic Facts and Fallacies, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics. These fallacies include many beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as fallacies about urban problems, income differences, male-female economic differences, as well as economic fallacies about academia, about race, and about Third World countries. Sowell shows that fallacies are not simply crazy ideas but in fact have a certain plausibility that gives them their staying powerand makes careful examination of their flaws both necessary and important.


Product Information

Thomas Sowell has taught economics at Cornell, UCLA, Amherst and other academic institutions, and his Basic Economics has been translated into six languages. He is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has published in both academic journals in such popular media as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine and Fortune, and writes a syndicated column that appears in newspapers across the country.

General Fields

  • : 9780465022038
  • : The Perseus Books Group
  • : Perseus Books,U.S.
  • : 0.295
  • : March 2011
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Thomas Sowell
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd
  • : 330
  • : 272