“The scope of Mueller’s intellectual ambition in this book is truly astonishing, as is the scope of the research involved. . . . People should invest the time needed to read, absorb, and promote this important book.” —Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD, in The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy
“Both Washington and Wall Street sorely need Redeeming Economics.” —Larry Kudlow
“Bold, interesting, and thought-provoking—a book that could fundamentally reground the discipline of economics and reorient the study of political economy.” —William Kristol, the Weekly Standard
“Mueller opens discussion on essential topics for people of all faiths, political orientations, and worldviews and does so in ways that probe the limits of rational choice and foster interdisciplinary conversation.” —Choice
“Mueller is that rarest of thinkers and writers: one who can make the ‘dismal science’ thoroughly engaging at a very human level—a man who knows his economics but never loses sight of people amidst a forest of data.” —George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center
John D. Mueller is director of the Economics and Ethics Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and president of LBMC LLC, a firm specializing in economic and financial-market forecasting and economic policy analysis. Mueller’s articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, the Washington Post, and the Harvard Business Review. He and his wife live in Washington, D.C.
This is a great book if you have a higher level of interest in economics.
In the midst of each presentation Mueller provides a claim for or against each theory and the ideas for reformation of current economic policy.
Clear, concise writing, and common sense approach are a breath of fresh air after all the other drivel that's out there.
Rxplains why Adam Smith just did not make complete sense, like something missing. For a non economist like myself it is an easy read, great to bring the metaphysical in a world... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sir Knight
Over the years various models of human behavior have been devised wherein each person is a rational utility maximizer. Read morePublished 9 months ago by David Prizio
This book was quite a stretch for me, but I'm glad I made the effort. Parts of it I had to reread multiple times, but I feel like I've got the basic outline. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Settler
Mueller provides an in-depth explanation of what is missing from popular economical theory. He begins with a thorough explanation of the history of economics and the basic... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kamilah Peebles
Impressive to say the least! I found Chapters 11 and 13 on demographics particularly interesting, very insightful. A paradigm changing read.Published 11 months ago by Neftali De Jesus