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Zombie economics

how dead ideas still walk among us

by John Quiggin

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Quiggin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB87 .Q54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24453081M
ISBN 109780691145822
LC Control Number2010023189
OCLC/WorldCa587249059

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My review of Zombie Economics by John Quggin. I enjoy reading books on Economics. Zombie Economics by John Quiggin (an Australian Economist) is a well-written book from an entertainment standpoint.

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By Paul Krugman. Norton, pp, £ ISBN Published 28 January Paul Krugman, distinguished professor of economics at City University of New York ’s Graduate Center, was born in Albany, New York and studied economics at Yale University before. In Zombie Economics, John Quiggin explains how these dead ideas still walk among us—and why we must find a way to kill them once and for all if we are to avoid an even bigger financial crisis in the future.

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