New Ideas from Dead Economists: The Introduction to Modern Economic Thought, 4th Edition (Paperback)
Through the teachings of Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Milton Friedman and more, renowned economist Todd Buchholz shows how age-old ideas still apply to our modern world.
In this revised edition, Buchholz offers fascinating insights on the most relevant issues of 2021: climate change, free trade debates, the refugee crisis, growth and conflict in Russia and China, game theory, and behavioral economics.
New Ideas from Dead Economists—found on the desks of university students, prime ministers, and Wall Street titans—is a riveting guide to understanding both the evolution of economic theory and our complex contemporary economy.
"If you read only one economics book this year, read this one.”
—Larry Summers, secretary of the Treasury under President Clinton, director of the National Economic Council under President Obama
“Outstanding . . . fun to read.”
—The Wall Street Journal