Grand Pursuit: Great 20th Century Economic Thinkers And What They Discovered About The Way The World Works
Publish date: October 1st 2011
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Edition language: English
In her preface, Nasar describes Grand Pursuit as “the story of an idea that was born in the Golden Age before World War I,” the grand pursuit of “turning economics into an instrument of mastery” that could drive prosperity, rather than the “dismal science” that cautioned against government or even v...
My friend is absolutely right on many problems of this book - the lack of real analysis, pretty obvious and horrible biases, etc. "...the author just skims through the whole thing, telling us what the general population chose to remember about each economist." But I guess her complaint here is exact...
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