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ISBN: 9780070067097
Division: Professional
Pub Date: FEB-98
Pages: 352

Edition: 01
Format: Paperback
Availability: In Stock

The Economics Of Life: From Baseball To Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real World Issues Affect Our Everyday Life

Gary Becker, Guity Becker


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About the authors

Gary S. Becker won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1992 for his theory of "economic reasoning." Professor of Economics and Sociology at the University of Chicago, Becker writes a monthly column for Business Week, is a frequent editorialist for The Wall Street Journal, and is a regular guest on such television programs as The McNeil-Lehrer Report and Adam SmithÕs Money World. Guity Nashat Becker is Associate Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Fellow of the Hoover Institution, and a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism. She has written several books and appeared on many TV and radio programs. The Beckers live in Chicago.