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How Markets Fail

The Logic of Economic Calamities

How Markets Fail( )
Author: Cassidy, John
Read by: Cosham, Ralph
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Behind the alarming financial headlines is a little-known story of bad ideas. For over fifty years, economists have been developing elegant theories of how markets work. What about when markets don't work? What about when they lead to stock-market bubbles, glaring inequality, polluted rivers, real-estate crashes, and credit crunches?

In How Markets Fail, Cassidy describes the influence "utopian economics" thinking that is blind to how real people act and that denies the ways...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.5 Inches
Author Biography
Cassidy, John (Author)
Ralph Cosham was born in England. He changed careers from a journalist to actor in the 1970s. As an actor, he performed in productions at the Arena Stage and the Shakespeare Theatre in the Washington, DC area. He also appeared in several films including Starman, Suspect, The Pelican Brief, and Shadow Conspiracy.

He started narrating audiobooks in 1992 and had more than 100 audiobook recordings, some using the pseudonym Geoffrey Howard. He was best-known as the voice of Armand Gamache in Louise Penny's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series. He won the 2013 Audie Award for Louise Penny's A Beautiful Mystery. He also narrated such classics as The Time Machine, Heart of Darkness, Frankenstein, Around the World in Eighty Days, Alice in Wonderland, and Watership Down. His version of Classic Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe was awarded Best Audio of the Year for four straight years (1993-96) by Publishers Weekly. He died after an illness on September 30, 2014 at the age of 78.


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