Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 451
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This highly innovative and intriguing book applies principles of microeconomics to unusual settings to inspire students, teachers and scholars alike in the `dismal science'. Leading experts show how economics reaches into the strangest of places and throws light onto the occasionally dark side of human nature. `Sins and Needles' examines the economics of drug addiction, prohibition and liberalization; `Guns and Roses' looks at the contribution economists can make to understanding crime as well as marriage and divorce; `Body and Soul' investigates the economics of pornography, prostitution, suicide and religion; `Conception and Rejection' explores the controversial economics of assisted reproduction and abortion; and `Fun and Games' considers the economics of sport, gambling and music. Not only does Economics Uncut illustrate how economics can be used to promote our understanding of a broad range of human behavior, but it also draws upon research conducted in other...