Unexpected Economics

Unexpected Economics

Audiobook CD - 2011
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Economics is a field most people think of as having to do with international trade balances, gross national products, unemployment projections, and other issues involving our own finances, our country's, or the world's. In recent decades, though, economists have been turning their lenses on issues well outside these traditional boundaries, focusing on one "unexpected" subject after another. They're asking how we choose our spouses, for example, or why we select particular places to worship, or what goes into our decision to designate ourselves as organ donors on our driver's licenses. Indeed, the latest thinking to come from the field of economics can offer us a fresh perspective on every area of life in which the interactions of personal choice, motivation, and perceived outcome-the very heart of economics-play essential roles. Professor Taylor's lectures will help you grasp the ways in which these mechanisms for making choices operate even in areas in which you may never have considered the forces of economics to be at work.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., [2011]
ISBN: 9781598037791
159803779X
Branch Call Number: COMP DISC 330 GREAT
Characteristics: digital,1.4 m/s,stereo
12 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guidebook (iv, 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm)
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company
Notes: 24 lectures at 30 min. each
Two volume course accompanied by one guidebook of the same title

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