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Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science
     

Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science

by Alexander Tabarrok
 
This intriguing collection is designed to show how economists can play a more active role in designing and directing the nation's social institutions. By taking the task of political economy seriously, the contributors (including some of today's most distinguished economists) reveal the power of economic thought to offer innovative solutions to some of the most

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This intriguing collection is designed to show how economists can play a more active role in designing and directing the nation's social institutions. By taking the task of political economy seriously, the contributors (including some of today's most distinguished economists) reveal the power of economic thought to offer innovative solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing society today. By creating markets where none existed before, the authors propose efficient, reliable, and profitable improvements to current systems of health insurance, financial markets, human organ distribution, judicial practice, bankruptcy and securities regulation, patenting, and transportation. Written in the entrepreneurial spirit, these essays show economics to be an ambitious, dynamic, and far-from-dismal science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199728091
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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