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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.
Professor Sowell is well known for bringing clarity to complex economic issues. He succeeds in doing exactly that in this clear, concise history of the expansion and contraction... Read morePublished 6 days ago by JCA
Sowell is brilliant as always and lays out the facts and maekes his case understandale and with reason.Published 1 month ago by Gregory S.
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 3 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 8 months ago by Donna