From Publishers Weekly
University of Iowa economist McCloskey, writing with wit and seriousness, ascribes society's economic evolution more to art than to science, concluding that economists cannot accurately predict economic results.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
About the Author
Deirdre N. McCloskey is John F. Murray Professor of Economics and professor of history at the University of Iowa. Her books include The Applied Theory of Price and The Rhetoric of Economics.