Synopses & Reviews
Ask a dozen talking heads about the course of action we should take to right the economy and youll get thirteen different answers. But what if we possessed a handful of basic principles that could guide our decisionsboth the personal ones about how to save and spend but also those national ones that have been capturing the headlines?
Robert H. Frank has been illustrating these principles longer and more clearly than anyone else. In The Economic Naturalists Field Guide, he reveals how they play out in Washington, on Wall Street, and in our own lives, covering everything from healthcare to tax policy to everyday decisions about what we do with our money.
In todays uncertain economic climate, The Economic Naturalists Field Guides insights have more bearing than ever on our pocketbooks, policies, and personal happiness.
The New York Times columnist and author of The Economic Naturalist, Robert Frank returns to show how behavioral economics can illuminate some of the most important issues of our times
About the Author
Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management Economics at Cornell Universitys Graduate School of Management and a regular columnist for the New York Times. His previous books include The Economic Naturalist, Falling Behind, The Winner-Take-All Society, Luxury Fever, and Principles of Economics (with Ben Bernanke). He lives in Ithaca, New York.