Readers of the book will realize that politicians too often force false compromises onto voters.
If I were to teach an introductory economics course, this would be my first choice for a supplemental reading.
Mr. Blinder does a great job of setting forth sound economic policies that should be adopted by any nation.
Alan Blinder does a great job in Hard Hats, Soft Hearts of discussing economic principles in a fair and balanced way. He takes on both leftist dogma (e.g. Read morePublished on September 16, 2010 by J. Davis
I had to read this book to take AP Macroeconomics when I was 17. I could only read ten pages at a time as it bored me to tears. Read morePublished on March 13, 2007 by Peter Myers
Blinder rather superbly shows how sound economic policy needn't depend on soft heads and soft hearts (a defect of liberal policy makers) nor hard hearts and hard heads(a defect of... Read morePublished on February 15, 2004 by R. Davison