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The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

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The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts - Earle, Joe, and Moran, Cahal, and Ward-Perkins, Zach
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One hundred years ago the idea of 'the economy' didn't exist. Now, improving the economy has come to be seen as perhaps the most important task facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking are conducted in the language of economics and economic logic shapes how political issues are thought about and addressed. The result is that the majority of citizens, who cannot speak this language, are locked out of politics while political decisions are increasingly devolved to experts. The econocracy explains how economics came ...

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The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts 2016, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526110138

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The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts 2016, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526110121

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