The traveling economist : using economics to think about what makes us all so different and the same / Todd A. Knoop, PhD
- Knoop, Todd A.
- Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Why Do the Haves Have and the Have-nots Have Less? -- ch. 2 Why Are Drivers in Other Countries So Much Worse Than Back Home? -- ch. 3 Why Are There More Workers Than Patrons at This Coffee House? The Tradeoff between Capital and Labor -- ch. 4 $50 Billion to Ride the Bus!?! How Governments Can Kill Growth or Help It to Thrive -- ch. 5 Nothing Needs Reform as Much as Other People: Culture and Economics -- ch. 6 What's a Landline? Technological Diffusion around the World -- ch. 7 Best Price for You! The Economics of Haggling -- ch. 8 I Think That I Shall Never See Any Economics as Lovely as a Tree: Nature and Economics -- ch. 9 Who Owns the Space Behind My Seat? Traveling Economics -- ch. 10 Coming Home.
- 9781440852367 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the James E. Darkey, Sr. Memorial Libraries Endowment; 2016
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