Econopower: How a New Generation of Economists Is Transforming the World by Mark Skousen

Econopower: How a New Generation of Economists Is Transforming the World

Mark Skousen
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  • ISBN
    9780470138076 / 0470138076
  • Title Econopower: How a New Generation of Economists Is Transforming the World
  • Author Mark Skousen
  • Category Economic Theory & Philosophy
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2008
  • Pages 274
  • Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons
  • Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 163mm x 24mm x 228mm

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“EconoPower” will provide you with a firm understanding of the influence of modern economics and how it can be used to improve the world we live in. It offers practical advice on numerous personal financial matters—earning, saving, investing, and retiring—based on the breakthrough contributions of behavioral economists. And it looks at how economists are working successfully on issues such as public education, crime, and global warming. “EconoPower” also examines how a new economic philosophy may dominate the new millennium.

Publisher Description

EconoPower will provide you with a firm understanding of the influence of modern economics and how it can be used to improve the world we live in. It offers practical advice on numerous personal financial matters-earning, saving, investing, and retiring-based on the breakthrough contributions of behavioral economists. And it looks at how economists are working successfully on issues such as public education, crime, and global warming. EconoPower also examines how a new economic philosophy may dominate the new millennium.

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“...offers practical advice on personal finance matters, earning, saving, investing and retiring, based on the breakthrough contributions of behavioural economics.” Pensions World July 2008 "...you can pick up nuggets of insight into behavioural economics, game theory, the flat tax debate, auction theory (particularly good)...“ Financial World June 2008 ”...check out Mark Skousen's Econopower...The book shows how economics has come to influence every aspect of our life" (Sunday Times Ireland Edition, December 18th 2008)

Author Biography

Mark Skousen is a professional economist, investment expert, university professor, and author of over twenty-five books. He has taught economics at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Rollins College. Currently, he holds the Benjamin Franklin Chair of Management at Grantham University. In honor of his work in economics, finance, and management, Grantham University renamed its business school, “The Mark Skousen School of Business.” Since 1980, Skousen has been Editor in Chief of Forecasts & Strategies, a popular award-winning investment newsletter . He is also Editor of The Worldly Philosophers Club, a weekly e-letter . Skousen is a former analyst for the CIA, a columnist for Forbes magazine, and past president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in New York. He earned his PhD in economics from George Washington University.

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