Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James Can Teach You about Economics
Released! 04/13/2015
Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James Can Teach You about Economics
by John Tamny
Hardcover

Forbes editor John Tamny uses entertaining stories from sports, movies, popular culture, and famous businesses to demonstrate the basic principles of economics. The Rolling Stones, the Dallas Cowboys, and Paris Hilton become examples of good and bad tax policy. The Godfather, Gone With the Wind, and The Sopranos reveal the downside of antitrust regulation, while the Michigan Wolverines’ 2007 loss to Appalachian State explains why regulations often fail to achi... read more