New Ideas from Dead Economists

audio title

New Ideas from Dead Economists

The Introduction to Modern Economic Thought, 4th Edition

Todd G. Buchholz


  • Description
  • Author
  • Info
  • Reviews


The classic introduction to economic thought, now updated in time for the publication of New Ideas from Dead CEOs

This entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thinkers throughout history? Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and more?shows how their ideas still apply to our modern world. In this revised edition, renowned economist Todd Buchholz offers an insightful and informed perspective on key economic issues in the new millennium: increasing demand for energy, the rise of China, international trade, aging populations, health care, and the effects of global warming. New Ideas from Dead Economists is a fascinating guide to understanding both the evolution of economic theory and our complex contemporary economy.


Todd G. Buchholz:
Todd G. Buchholz is an internationally acclaimed economist and author. He served as director of economic policy at the White House and managing director of the legendary Tiger investment fund. He taught economics at Harvard University, where he was awarded the Allyn Young Teaching Prize by the Department of Economics, served as a Fellow at Cambridge University, and holds advanced degrees in economics and law from Cambridge and Harvard universities. He is the inventor of the Math Arrow matrix, and his writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Forbes, among other publications. He is also the author of From Here to Economy, Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race, and The Price of Prosperity.