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Economic Naturalist

by Robert H. Frank

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10277535M
    ISBN 100465003575
    ISBN 109780465003570

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This is as delightful and painless a way to learn fundamental economics as there by: This book concentrates a few vital economic thoughts and puts them one after one in a dozen different perspectives.

The authors intention is that a thought, like a new word, has to be used in several different contexts, before it becomes part of our working by: 7. This book concentrates a few vital economic thoughts and puts them one after one in a dozen different perspectives.

The authors intention is that a thought, like a new word, has to be used in several different contexts, before it becomes part of our working knowledge.4/4(7). His "Economic Scene" column appears monthly in the New York Times.

His previous books include The Winner-Take-All Society (with Philip Cook), Luxury Fever, and Principles of Economics (with Ben Bernanke). Frank's many awards include the Apple Distinguished Teaching Award and the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought/5(60).

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Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and a Professor of Economics at Cornell University's S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He contributes to the "Economic View" column, which appears every fifth Sunday in The New York Times/5.

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I call it the `economic naturalist' assignment, in the spirit of field biologists who use Darwinian principles to interpret the traits and behaviour of living things. A high proportion of my students' papers invoke the cost-benefit principle, which says that a rational person should take only those actions whose benefits exceed their costs/5(64).

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