The Economic Naturalist

In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas

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The fascinating and playful guide to how economics explains the simple but profound ideas that govern our world. Why do the keypads on drive-up cash machines have Braille dots? Why are round-trip fares from Orlando to Kansas City higher than those ...Continua
Mimi Ho 247
Ha scritto il 08/04/10
The Economic Naturalist: Why Economics Explains Almost Everything

Looking at the world around us from an economic perspective. Recommended for teenage readers.

Joseph
Ha scritto il 25/12/09
Interesting observations
This book contains a lot of interesting daily observations, and the author attempts to answer them by economic theories. Not all of them are sound economic arguments, especially the chapter on 'When Economics meets Psychology' - those seemingly irra...Continua
Holmes
Ha scritto il 29/10/09

Yet another attempt to explain everything using economics. Plausible as the explanations seem to be, many are just educated guesses at best. Still, it's a delight to read the questions, which are often quite insightful themselves.

Jonaschau
Ha scritto il 18/07/09

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Tracy W
Ha scritto il 06/07/09
This book is fun. It poses hundreds of interesting questions in our daily life, which can all be explained by economics. And you don't need to be a rocket scientist to understand it. For example, why is milk sold in rectangular containers, while so...Continua

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