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Author Smith, Yves

Title ECONned : how unenlightened self interest undermined democracy and corrupted capitalism / Yves Smith

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2010]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  HC106.83 .S65 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HC106.83 S65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-357) and index
Contents The sorcerer's apprentices -- Blinded by science -- Financial economics, courtesy P.T. Barnum -- Neoclassical economics: the triumph of simplistic math over messy facts -- How "free markets" was sold -- How deregulation led to predation -- Looting v. 2.0 -- The wizard of Oz -- The heart of darkness: the shadow banking system self-destructs -- Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
LC subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
United States -- Economic policy
Financial crises -- United States -- 21st century
Economics -- United States -- History
Neoclassical school of economics
Free enterprise -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780230620513 (alk. paper)
0230620515 (alk. paper)