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This book was easy to read with P.J. speaking like the everyday person instead of someone who has 3 P.h.d.'s behind their name. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Carrie
Not a big P. J. fan, but he did a nice job here.Everybody needs to understand economics and O'Rourke does a nice job.Published 7 days ago by Joe Z
Its worth reading just for the history lesson. Most of its old news from the 1990's but, O'Rourke shares his personal observations of government systems as he travels across the... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Stabiae
Great sense of humor and found myself laughing often. A bit dated but the analyses of various countries and their attempts at economics are very interesting.Published 1 month ago by Kenneth W. Murphy
As supply increases prices fall; the demand curve moves in inverse proportion to supply; and economics is as dry as the bleached bones of Adam Smith. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Annavictoria
It was a very interesting approach on how government affects economy. The author visits various countries and has quite funny and astute observations and conclusions. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Clare E.
I gave O'Rourke's book to my early-college aged daughter as part of her introduction to classical free market economics, along with Niall Ferguson's "The Ascent of Money"... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kevin Babb