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For instance, the idea that central bank intervention distorts investment decisions in a negative way is certainly borne out by historical evidence of “easy money” blowing speculative asset bubbles.

Now seeing as this book was written shortly after the crisis, it seems Nasar sees the world through a rose-tinted ideology.

There are e At it best, this book offers sylviz explanations of a wide variety of economic ideas.

Recommended to Lisa Harmonybites by: I also liked the movie, although it busquera quite different and not as good as the book. View sylvai 5 comments. Feb 10, Chris Bartholomew rated it liked it. But of course, the Austrian schoolers go much further with their libertarian urges than this idea.

Quite an interesting read. Despite these problems, I emjoyed the book and thought I learned something. Karl Lla, writing in the same era, differed only in that he asserted their lives would be better only after a revolution because capitalism would never refrain from rank exploitation. Quotes from Grand Pursuit: Of all those described at length in Grand Pursuit, Sen is the only one still living. Jul 11, Maria Podolyak rated it it was amazing. Aug 13, Annita rated it liked it Shelves: Sylvia Nasar starts her history of economic thought unconventionally, with British author Charles Dickens and his story A Christmas Buzqueda.

That seemed to fit into my own ideas of ways of viewing what is important in life both financial and otherwise.

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Return to Book Page. This idea, unimaginable less than years ago, is a story of trial and error, but ultimately transcendent, as it is rendered here in a stunning and moving narrative. Real wages can be raised by education, crusades against unemployment, monetary management, advancing human rights, etc.


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Karl Marx thought that economic growth under capitalism resulted from appropriating the “surplus value” of labor, but conceded that capitalism was excellent for production but untenable with regard to the distribution of wealth. Hardcoverpages. I cannot help imagining that society of intellectuals The Fukuyama-influence is graan in this work, although he’s never mentioned. Sylvia not only tells stories of Marx and Marshall, Beatrice and Joan, Schumpeter and Keynes, Hayek and Fisher, and Friedman and Sen, but also illuminates various historical and theoretical development grab an engaging style, flowing prose and elegant style.

A surprising proportion, maybe half or more, of the economists she covers either started out as socialists, were friends and teachers of socialists, or became one later in life.

Some chapters read as downright character assassinations and the references to literary passages, undoubtly intended as mere illustrations, are so artificially written that they only naszr the reader. The role of Keynes was well presented, but without much new material.

This is unfortunate because Nasar brings us so far, but then she stops. It’s ka tribute to the book that Nasar keeps things pretty even between liberal and conservative ideas, except that she can’t help expressing her disdain for Karl Marx.

The gradual wresting of economic destiny from higher powers to the hands of mankind is dramatically and poignantly portrayed. The material on Schumpeter was interesting concerning his pre-economist days but is not as informative about his classic works.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Beatrice Potter was particularly interesting; I didn’t realize she and her husband Sidney were the “inventors” for lack of a better word of the modern “cradle to grave” welfare state which is in evidence in Britain, indeed most of Europe, today.

The book could have benefited from more editing and some fact checking. Nor is economic history as clean and linear as Nasar presents it.


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Her point is that Britain in the s is aylvia of the earliest times and places in which the extreme poverty of the majority no longer seemed to be permanent. The collapse of Bretton woods, the rise of state-led intervention in Asian economies, the new debates on the nature of the welfare state would have been great to read from Nasar.

Want to Read saving…. Still, she completely ‘forgets’ to examine the former period, keeps talking superficially about the latter, and thus making the comparison-argument very disappointing.

All the economics debates today, no matter how polarised their opponents may be, all agree on one basic premise – that we are masters of our own economic fate. A lot of authors she hails as ‘economic geniuses’ are themselves influenced by more radical theories.

Including Fisher, Sglvia, and Friedman to the mix was a welcome change of pace, but Nasar fails to explain how “escaping Malthus’ trap” would have halted in the absence of their academic discoveries, bran remain obscure and irrelevant to all outside the economics-nerd blogosphere.

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Once again, this is probably a book I would have learned more from if I had done a good review of macroeconomics first. Her family immigrated to the United States inthen moved to Ankara, Turkey in The Samuelson chapter was also busquea, especially in how he came to write his famous introductory economics text.

This Grand Economic Puzzle is Incomplete Silvia Nasar embarked on an ambitious journey to capture years of economic history — it’s leading men and women, it’s major successes, setbacks, influences, and impacts — into busquedda compelling set of standalone stories.

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