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Tyler Cowen the economist and blogger decided to write a book.
I'm not like the author that buys books and after a few pages stop reading them, when I buy a book I try to be very selective, I don't like to waste my time and money.
The whole book has the air of the smug, overly talkative guy at the cocktail party who loves to hear himself talk and just won't shut up.
When first picking this book off the shelf and looking at the Title I thought it was going to be a interesting read. IT ISN'T. Read morePublished 14 months ago by J. Carbone
This book showed up in great condition as advertised and I enjoyed reading every page of it! I would definitely recommend it!Published 20 months ago by D-Rad
It is amazing how some 'books' become published.
There is no theme to this unstructured attempt either in relationship to the title, between chapters or within the... Read more
Tyler Cowen, professor of Economics at Georges Mason University, has written a simple and interesting little book that describe how the understanding of how incentives work is... Read morePublished on November 29, 2011 by Danny Cote
Relying on economic principles to determine every aspect of your life is powerful, certainly. Effective, maybe. But it's also more than a little bit psychotic.Published on January 11, 2011 by SJ
I got this book from a local library. Read and liked it very much. When I come to amazon.com to buy one to keep, I found the average review is low. Read morePublished on January 8, 2011 by Yi Dong
I've never written a review here before, but I was moved by just how bad this book was to write one now. Read morePublished on October 17, 2010 by Avid Reader
I appreciate the points Cowen tries to make, but as at least one other reviewer said, he rambles. If the book were two thirds its present length, it would be much better. Read morePublished on February 21, 2010 by l.c.r.
This isn't the best book on economics available, but it's not bad. Want to bankrupt your least favorite non-profit? Cowen tells you how. Worth reading if you have some free time.Published on February 14, 2010 by J. Davis