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“For anyone looking for a straightforward and honest discussion of the origins of our current crisis, informed by a deep understanding of both economics and politics, The Housing Boom and Bust is required reading.”
Thomas Sowell does an excellent job spelling out how exactly the housing boom and bust happened.
This book contains large quantity of data, which Dr. Sowell had eloquently presented to a lay-person like me.
The book is extremely well written and very easy to understand for a person who is not an economist.
I'm a big fan of Thomas Sowell and also reading about government and economic interactions. He gives a good relatively neutral account of what actually happened. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charlie G
Covers the territory, but not in depth, and not with full disclosure.
There is a fair description of the relationship between government policies and the bust of the housing... Read more
Such a fascinating read. Backed by facts and figures. Logical, thought-provoking!
Great to get a new perspective that is quite refreshing, and daring in... Read more
Very insightful and succinct account of the housing debacle. A no nonsense book that is not partisan; putting the blame where it is due and let the political chips fall where they... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Donna
A must-read for "Progressives" and others deluded by the utopian left and government solutions. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Rowland J. Martin
Excellent analysis of the housing crises for the non-economists out there. Dr. Sowell traces back the problems a couple decades to the real roots of the problem, rather than only... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Stephen
Thomas Sowell is probably always the smartest and most practical man in the room wherever he goes. Everything in his books makes sense.Published 9 months ago by boplumgator