The overall structure of the book works very well.
It covers much of the theoretical background behind the on-going conflicts in Economic Theory and brings it up to date through 2010 Obamanomics.
I definitely recommend this book to anyone who is curious as to why economics and economic policy look the way they do today.
This is an extraordinary book that organizes nicely the most relevant discussions in the recent history of economics. And is also entertainingPublished 7 months ago by Victor T. Olivo
White makes the overstated claim that his book is laid out like a Quentin Tarantino movie. Key facts are missing, and the presented information is chosen with bias, vital... Read morePublished 9 months ago by BLessin
If you want to understand the debates that are raging in Washington today over economic policy you really do need to read this book. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Gregory J. Casteel
This is an engaging and detailed history of economic thought, in particular the debate between the Keynesians and the Austrians. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Philip Gleason
This could be, in a way, a central text for college, That is, if most college economics teachers were willing to let an intellectual debate occur between statist-oriented... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I never thought an economic textbook would be this enjoyable and thought provoking. This is a powerful compendium of contrasting thinkers that have the ability to change the course... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Unclefstop
This book is excellent in several different ways.
First, it provides a marvelous introduction to the recent history of economic ideas for the intermediate student... Read more
This book is an excellent overview of economics. It covers much of the theoretical background behind the on-going conflicts in Economic Theory and brings it up to date through 2010... Read morePublished 18 months ago by IndyPaul
I do not enjoy reading, but I needed this book for my Honors Finance and Economics course in college and it is exactly as described and what I needed. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Roxie