If You're So Smart: The Narrative of Economic Expertise

by Deirdre N. McCloskey

Hardcover, 1990


University Of Chicago Press (1990), Edition: 1, 190 pages


In this witty, accessible, and revealing book, Deirdre McCloskey demystifies economic theory and practice to show that behind the economists claim to certainty is the ancient art of  storytelling. If You're So Smart will engage, enlighten, and empower anyone trying to evaluate the experts who stand ready to engineer our lives. "Writing with delicious wit and great seriousness."--Publishers Weekly. " "McCloskey is more interesting on an uninspired day than most of her peers can manage at their very best."--Peter Passell, New York Times


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Physical description

190 p.; 5.5 inches


0226556700 / 9780226556703
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