[FoRK] Two More Books

Bill Stoddard wgstoddard at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 08:17:15 PDT 2009

Jeff Bone wrote:
> One's been mentioned here a long while back, but if you didn't read it 
> then, you should now.  It's a very erudite "history of wealth through 
> the 20th century" by the former head of risk / strategy at Morgan 
> Stanley.
>   http://www.amazon.com/Wealth-War-Wisdom-Barton-Biggs/dp/0470223073
> The second is a more general-econ book for laymen (than e.g. the Alpha 
> book I mentioned last week.)  It's by Arnold Kling, a contributor to 
> EconLog (read it!) and, I'm fast becoming convinced, one of the sanest 
> people left in this country.
>   http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Economics-Arnold-Kling/dp/1413460267
> Out of stock, by a used copy.
> jb

I am reading this now "Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the 
Radical Remaking of Economics". 



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