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It's inevitable that reviews of a book on economics usually revolve around the reviewer's personal socio-political views, more than around an assessment of the author's writing skills. However, since the topic of the book *is* economics, that is perhaps also not a bad thing. If the content is based on naive or otherwise incorrect assumptions, then no matter how persuasively or even entertainingly written, the book should merit a negative review. And this one does.
A belief in the effectiveness of Keynesian economics is not an auspicious start. Believing that the government can pay one guy to dig a hole and another guy to fill it in, and thus kickstart the economy, is at best… Read more