A breakthrough text helping students to move from understanding basic economic principles to applying the powerful tools of economic analysis
About the Author
Austan D. Goolsbee
studies the Internet, the new economy, government policy, and taxes. His research has earned him much professional recognition. In 2003, he was given a grant from the National Science Foundation and later he was named a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar. Goolsbee serves as a member of the US Census-Advisory Committee, a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow for the American Bar Foundation, a columnist for the New York Times
and an economic advisor to Barack Obama. He has a bachelor's and a master's degree in economics from Yale University and a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Steven Levitt
is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, USA where he directs the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory. He earned a BA from Harvard University and his PhD from MIT. He has taught at the University of Chicago since 1997. He co-authored Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, and is also the co-author of the popular Freakonomics Blog. Chad Syverson's
research spans several topics, with a particular focus on the interactions of firm structure, market structure, and productivity. His work has been published in several top journals and has earned several National Science Foundation Awards, Olin Foundation Grants, and a Brookings Dissertations Fellowships.