Getting It Right: Markets and Choices in a Free Society
Robert J. BarroISBN: 0262522268; 9780262522267;
"Robert Barro's Getting It Right is economic analysis at its best. His discussions of economic growth and macroeconomic issues are clear and persuasive. I strongly recommend this book to everyone with an interest in contemporary economic questions." -- Gary S. Becker, University of Chicago "Barro is one of a handful of contemporary economists with a truly original mind and a means of communicating subtle ideas to motivated non-economists. Barro is a provocateur par excellence, a conservative who takes no prisoners." -- Peter Passell, The New York Times Since 1991, Robert Barro has been a lively contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other popular financial media. Getting It Right brings together, updates, and expands upon these writings that showcase Barro's agility in applying economic understanding to a wide array of social issues. Barro, a "conservative who takes no prisoners," and a self-described libertarian, believes that most governments have gone...