9 edition of Economics and reality found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-351) and indexes.
|Series||Economics as social theory|
|LC Classifications||HB131 .L38 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 364 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||364|
|ISBN 10||0415154200, 0415154219|
|LC Control Number||96016352|
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Unlike other disciplines, economics is not just a descriptive study, it’s also a prescriptive study. It tells policymakers, businesses and individuals what to do. That’s the difficult step.