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How Markets Fail

The Logic of Economic Calamities

How Markets Fail( )
Author: Cassidy, John
Narrated by: Cosham, Ralph
Publication Date:Jan 2012
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $39.96
Book Description:

Behind the alarming headlines about job losses, bank bailouts, and corporate greed, there is a little-known story of bad ideas. for fifty years or more, economists have been busy developing elegant theories of how markets work-how they facilitate innovation, wealth creation, and an efficient allocation of society's resources. But 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...
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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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