The Age of the Economist
Fusfeld's clear writing style and explanations make The Age of the Economist accessible to, and appropriate for economists and non-economists alike. Intended for many introductory courses, this short text chronicles the development of modern economics through discussions of the major schools of thought and through biographical sketches of key figures. It demonstrates the r...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 24th 2001 by Prentice Hall
(first published 1966)
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This is a text for college classes that I found difficult but educational. I read it before reading Wealth of Nations, thinking that I'd benefit from an introduction. I ended up finding Smith a much easier read than this, but maybe that's because I read this first.