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Debunking Economics explains why economists think the way they do, and points out the flaws in their thinking which they either dont realize, dont appreciate, or just plain ignore. Most of these flaws were established by dissident academic economists decades ago, yet modern economics pretends that it can continue with business as usual. In a profound irony, Debunking Economics shows that a discipline which labours the word rational may be the most irrational of all. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
If I were asked what single expenditure a charitable organization could undertake to improve the world most efficiently, it would be to offer free copies of this book to any... Read morePublished on March 4, 2012 by Stephen F. Roth
I was hesitant to purchase this book largely because of the title (which I know is just as irrational as judging a book by its cover, something I have been taught not to do). Read morePublished on January 2, 2011 by Brian C.
I don't believe all the "clever" people on here, who are all very "articulate", and certainly like the sound of their own voices,really understand economics. Read morePublished on September 14, 2010 by Mr. S. C. Smith
I've read this book a couple of times, once when I was starting out trying to understand economics, once a bit later, after I had a fairly good understanding of what was going... Read morePublished on September 6, 2009 by Scot Griffin
I am an economist. I am painfully aware of the shortcomings of my field. I am aware also of several important purely scientific developments that are likely to dramatically improve... Read morePublished on June 11, 2009 by Herbert Gintis
Steve Keen's book is so refreshing. Many people know that neoclassical, or Chicago School, economics is bunk, but not many know exactly why. Read morePublished on March 4, 2009 by Dick_Burkhart
This is an excellent critique of neo-classical economics. The author identifies himself as a "post-Keynesian. Read morePublished on September 28, 2008 by Jon Thomas
The headings of the book are strange but the real content deals with: aggregate demand, aggregate supply, perfect competition versus monopolies, labour market, role of capital, how... Read morePublished on June 29, 2006 by Kari Ranta
Ever suspected that economists are full of it? Ever had an argument with an economist friend and been frustrated by the combination of condescension and cluelessness? Read morePublished on March 22, 2006 by Donald Hunt