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How to Argue with an Economist


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Part I. A Historical Juncture: 1. A political impasse; 2. A nation defining choice; 3. Economic rationalism's grip on power; Part II. Getting a Handle on Economics: 4. Is economics a science?; 5. Economics' key ideas; 6. Revealing economic rationalism's worldview; 7. Economic rationalists' view of human nature; 8. Economic rationalism's view of how society works; 9. Economic rationalists' view of the ideal society; 10. Economic policy and culture; Part III. How to argue with an economist: 11. How to Argue with an Economic Rationalist; 12. Reclaiming responsibility; 13. Arguing about economic efficiency; 14. Arguing about quality of life; 15. Arguing about justice; Part IV. Conclusion: 16. The way forward; 17. Making sure 'she'll be right'.

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This fascinating book explains how economists think, and then how one can argue with them.

About the Author

Lindy Edwards is in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. A former economic policy adviser in the Prime Minister's Department the Prime Minister and Cabinet and journalist in the Canberra Press Gallery, she understands how economics works from the inside.


'Refreshingly readable, original in approach, this book should be consumed by every political actor or student of politics or economics.' Diane Carlyle and Nick Walker, The Australian
'Yes! Finally, a book that slags - in a penetrating and accessible way - the stark edifice 'economic nationalism'. About time.' The Age

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