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The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
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Well, decided to buy and read this book again after 25 years. I remember enjoying reading the first time - it being very well written and pretty short and concise.

All very dangerous, but am delighted that it still is excellent and well worth a read for any serious student of economics - particularly the overly mathematics driven new graduates. this is all about the real world and the power of mass expectations and failure of POLITICAL WILL to respond/react. This is an area of positive economics ignored at our peril. all this happened pre-Keynes and the General Theory - and it helps explain why that book was written and the powerful impact it had on economics, politics (Big govt… Read more
ScanCom Chichester FSC Eucalyptus Wood Outdoor Sun&hellip by Scancom UK Ltd
arrived promptly and took all of 5 mins to assemble - all very very easy to do

Well made and looks great!

recommended
Microeconomics by Jeffrey M. Perloff
Microeconomics by Jeffrey M. Perloff
A very well written and organized book, with lots of practical examples and step by step logical analysis. If you cant grasp the theory or methodology of economics from this - time for another subject.

The other review describes it as maths light (which is true) but that can easily be added on. In fact the book is very clear in the Intro that it is purposefully maths light. NB there is another version of Perloff that uses calculus throughout and that is probably the text that should be studied for an economics major in Y1.

A easy read and certainly not heavy. Look also at Hirschleifer - Price theory and Applications - a perennial classic, but very much along the same… Read more