Summary: Appropriate for Economic Issues courses or as a supplement for Principles of Economics courses.
Improving on the distinct base laid down by the third edition, Economic Myths, Fourth Edition, continues to teach economics by focusing on issues rather than theory. Moving economics out of the classroom and effectively placing it within the context of the real world, this book takes a stance on controversial economic issues, inciting lively debate and analytic ...show morethinking in the classroom. By dispelling economic illusions, the text is the perfect complement to introductory economics textbooks, encouraging students to reflect carefully on public policy and other economic issues that are confronted daily. Topics covered range from minimum wage and pay equity to the environment and free trade. ...show less