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Economic Ideas You Should Forget

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Capitalism
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    Chapter 2 Sola Protestantism in Economics
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    Chapter 3 Economics Has Nothing to Do with Religion
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    Chapter 4 More Choice Is Always Better
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    Chapter 5 People Are Outcome Oriented
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    Chapter 6 Deriving People’s Trade Policy Preferences from Macroeconomic Trade Theory
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    Chapter 7 Size (of Government) Doesn’t Matter
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    Chapter 8 Bayesianism
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    Chapter 9 The Return on Equity
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    Chapter 10 Peak Oil Theory
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    Chapter 11 More Choice Is Always Better
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    Chapter 12 (Un)Productive Labor
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    Chapter 13 Volatility Is Risk
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    Chapter 14 Robots Will Take All Our Jobs
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    Chapter 15 Economic Growth Increases People’s Well-Being
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    Chapter 16 Big Data Predictions Devoid of Theory
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    Chapter 17 Government Debts Are a Burden on Future Generations
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    Chapter 18 Public Spending Reduces Unemployment
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    Chapter 19 The Capital Asset Pricing Model
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    Chapter 20 Innovation Programs Lead to Innovation
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    Chapter 21 Factors of Production Are Homogenous Within Categories
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    Chapter 22 Individual Utility Depends Only on Absolute Consumption
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    Chapter 23 The Relative Price Effect Explains Behavior
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    Chapter 24 The Precedence of Exchange over Production
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    Chapter 25 Inequality Reduces Growth
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    Chapter 26 Contingent Valuation, Willingness to Pay, and Willingness to Accept
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    Chapter 27 Governments Must Reduce Budget Deficits
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    Chapter 28 Reach for Your Dream
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    Chapter 29 The EU’s Competiveness Authority
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    Chapter 30 Say’s Law
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    Chapter 31 Boundedness of Rationality
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    Chapter 32 Rational Expectations
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    Chapter 33 Letting Insolvent Banks Fail
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    Chapter 34 Pleasantville Politics: Selecting Politicians According to Ability
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    Chapter 35 The Axioms of Revealed Preference
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    Chapter 36 There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: The Myth of Expansionary Consolidations
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    Chapter 37 Government Hurts the Economy More Than It Helps
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    Chapter 38 The Motivated Armchair Approach to Preferences
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    Chapter 39 Economics Is Based on Scientific Methods
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    Chapter 40 The Death of Distance
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    Chapter 41 Dump the Concept of Rationality Into the Deep Ocean
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    Chapter 42 Pay for Performance Raises Performance
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    Chapter 43 Home Ownership Is Good
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    Chapter 44 Coase Theorem
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    Chapter 45 Poverty Is Good for Development
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    Chapter 46 Markets Are Efficient
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    Chapter 47 CEOs Are Paid for Talent
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    Chapter 48 The Efficiency-Equity Tradeoff
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    Chapter 49 Deterministic Trend of Inequality
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    Chapter 50 Quantitative Easing
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    Chapter 51 Hosting the Olympic Games
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    Chapter 52 Abolishing Cash as Solution Against the Evil
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    Chapter 53 Receiving Money and Not Having to Work Raises Happiness
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    Chapter 54 Saints in Public Office
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    Chapter 55 Helicopter Money
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    Chapter 56 Decisions Are Deterministic
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    Chapter 57 Politicians Systematically Converge to the Median Voter
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    Chapter 58 Artists Are Poor and thus Unhappy
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    Chapter 59 Returns on Educational Investments Are Highest for Early Childhood Interventions
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    Chapter 60 EU Centralization
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    Chapter 61 The Alleged Asymmetry in Maintaining a Fixed Exchange Rate
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    Chapter 62 Governments Should Maximize the Happiness of the Population
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    Chapter 63 Okun’s Equality-Efficiency Trade-Off
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    Chapter 64 “A Rising Tide Raises All Boats”
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    Chapter 65 Social Cost Analysis
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    Chapter 66 Natural Resources Make Rich
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    Chapter 67 The Natural Rate of Interest Is Positive
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    Chapter 68 Europe’s “Skill Shortage”
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    Chapter 69 Taxes Are Paid Because of Expected Punishment
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    Chapter 70 Better Safe than Sorry
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    Chapter 71 The End of Work
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    Chapter 72 Postscript
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Title
Economic Ideas You Should Forget
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-47458-8
ISBNs
978-3-31-947457-1, 978-3-31-947458-8
Editors

Bruno Frey, David Iselin

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Country Count As %
Luxembourg 1 1%
Unknown 84 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 7%
Lecturer 5 6%
Student > Bachelor 5 6%
Other 20 24%
Unknown 21 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 22 26%
Social Sciences 9 11%
Business, Management and Accounting 9 11%
Environmental Science 3 4%
Energy 2 2%
Other 15 18%
Unknown 25 29%