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July/August 2019

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      What I Learned (and Didn't Learn) in Econ 100

      Tim Koechlin

      Introductory economics courses celebrate the "efficiency" of the "market system" and smugly dismiss important questions. | Order this issue or subscribe.

the regulars

  • editor’s note Resource Hoarding and Downward Spirals
  • the short run
  • in review Joseph Stiglitz, People, Power, and Profits, and Richard Vague, A Brief History of Doom
  • 45th anniversary reprints From November 1988: Public Capital, Private Profits