The Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers; Second Edition

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Mark Skousen

Narrated By: William Hughes

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: August 2009

Duration: 20 hours 2 minutes

Summary:

Here is a bold new account of the lives and ideas of the great economists'Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Ludwig von Mises, Milton Friedman, and many others'all written by a top free-market economist, presented in an entertaining and persuasive style. Professor Mark Skousen tells a powerful story of economics with dozens of anecdotes and illustrations of the great economic thinkers.

'Both fascinating and infuriating'enaging, readable, colorful'credulous, disingenuous, and tendentious.''Foreign Affairs

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  • Xavier A.

    This book covers an enormous menu of important economic thinkers. He discusses the schools of thought created by Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman, few of the more important figures. This book is a rich and easy-to-use reference. Skousen's pleasant writing style makes this book very readable, and he exhibits the rare ability of being able to concisely articulate complex material without muddying the essentials.

Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers; Second Edition

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