THE ECONOMIC NATURALIST: WHY ECONOMICS EXPLAINS ALMOST EVERYTHING

THE ECONOMIC NATURALIST: WHY ECONOMICS EXPLAINS ALMOST EVERYTHING

By: FRANK, ROBERT H.

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This book helps you discover the secrets behind hundreds of everyday enigma s. Why is there a light in your fridge but not in your freezer? Why do 24-h our shops bother having locks on their doors? Why did Kamikaze pilots wear helmets? The answer is simple: economics. Economics doesn't just happen in classrooms or international banks. It is everywhere and influences everythi ng we do and see, from the cinema screen to the streets. It can even explai n some of life's most intriguing enigmas. For years, economist Robert Frank has been encouraging his students to use economics to explain the strange situations they encounter in everyday life, from peculiar product design to the vagaries of sex appeal. Now he shares the most intriguing - and bizarr e - questions and the economic principles that answer them to reveal why ma ny of the most puzzling parts of everyday life actually make perfect.

Title: THE ECONOMIC NATURALIST: WHY ECONOMICS EXPLAINS ALMOST EVERYTHING

Author Name: FRANK, ROBERT H.

Categories: Economics,

Publisher: Virgin Books: 2008

ISBN Number: 0753513382

ISBN Number 13: 9780753513385

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000028254