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    • Economics, 3rd Edition

    • By: Timothy Taylor, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Economic issues are active in our lives every day. However, when the subject of economics comes up in conversation or on the news, we can find ourselves longing for a more sophisticated understanding of the fundamentals of economics. These 36 lectures will help you think about and discuss economic issues that affect you and the nation every day-interest rates, unemployment, personal investing, budget deficits, globalization, and many more-with a greater level of knowledge and sophistication.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Econmics, 3rd Edition

    • By Linda Chan on 09-18-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Selling a Kidney

    • By: Timothy Taylor
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The discussion of forbidden transactions continues with a provocative look at the controversy over the buying and selling of human organs like kidneys or livers. No matter where you stand on the issue, this consideration of benefits and costs offers a fresh perspective from which to consider your views of medicine and longevity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Economist's Perspective

    • By Spencer on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $1.37

    • A History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century

    • By: Timothy Taylor, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The history of the U.S. economy in the 20th century is far too interesting-and far too important to our future-to be dismissed with just a few stock explanations. These 10 fast-paced lectures introduce you to vital economic lessons learned in the last century to provide invaluable guidance for understanding the current economy. Each lecture focuses exclusively on one decade to provide you with a clear understanding of economic developments and outside influences on the U.S. economy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very effective, as far as it goes

    • By Philo on 07-15-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Legacies of Great Economists

    • By: Timothy Taylor, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
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    When it comes to economics and economic theory, a few thinkers dominate the landscape. Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Alfred Marshall, John Maynard Keynes, and a handful of others have shaped the world of economics and influenced our lives. These 10 lectures acquaint you with the thoughts, theories, and lives of these great economists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fine basic survey: a home run for Prof. Taylor

    • By Philo on 03-19-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • America and the New Global Economy

    • By: Timothy Taylor, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 18 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Globalization continues to be a force in our economic climate. And the origins of this globalized economy, its effects on important contemporary concerns, and its future trends are just a few of the intriguing issues you explore in these 36 lectures. Go beyond the economy of the United States and examine the recent history of economies in other countries and regions. As you journey with Professor Taylor through the last 50 years of world economic history, you'll explore international perspectives on the new global economy and develop a richer understanding of our increasingly interconnected world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impressive; dates from around 2008

    • By Philo on 08-29-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Unexpected Economics

    • By: Timothy Taylor, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Why are we choosing to have fewer children, even as we put more time into raising each one? Why are we so often willing to follow the herd and the opinions of strangers when making important decisions, even when those decisions are deeply personal? Most surprising: Why are questions like these increasingly attracting the attention of economists?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting Take on Big Issues from Econ Perspective

    • By Jake on 06-21-14

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The World of Choices

    • By: Timothy Taylor
    • Narrated by: Timothy Taylor
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this introductory lecture, encounter a definition of economics far broader than the one understood by most people. Also, learn that economics is about the choices you make in every aspect of life, their consequences, and the degree to which the realm of choice itself is larger than you would think.

    Regular price: $1.37