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The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor--and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!

An economist's version of The Way Things Work, this engaging volume is part field guide to economics and part expose of the economic principles lurking behind daily events, explaining everything from traffic jams to high coffee prices.

The Undercover Economist is for anyone who's wondered why the gap between rich and poor nations is so great, or why they can't seem to find a decent second-hand car, or how to outwit Starbucks…

Submitted:Dec 5, 2007
Author:Tim Harford
Brand:Oxford University Press, USA
List price:$35.00
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Category:Consumer Behavior
Average rating: 4.2 / 131 (131 reviews)
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Amazon sells book that explains how amazon gouged consumers

Read the editorial review from publishers weekly for the economics book "The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor--and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!" on Amazon.com to learn that you ought to reconsider where you purchase the book...

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Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, & Using Telescopes and Accessories

Praise for the Second Edition of Star Ware

"Star Ware is still a tour de force that any experienced amateur will find invaluable, and which hardware-minded beginners will thoroughly enjoy."

–Robert Burnham, Sky & Telescope magazine

"Star Ware condenses between two covers what would normally take a telescope buyer many months to accumulate."

–John Shibley, Astronomy magazine

Now more than ever, the backyard astronomer has a dazzling array of choices when it comes to telescope shopping–which can make choosing just the right sky-watching equipment a formidable challenge…

Submitted:Jan 18, 2007
Author:Philip S. Harrington
Brand:Jossey-Bass
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Category:Consumer Behavior
Average rating: 4.3 / 29 (29 reviews)
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Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Telescope

Praise for the Second Edition of Star Ware "Star Ware is still a tour de force that any experienced amateur will find invaluable, and which hardware-minded beginners will thoroughly enjoy."-Robert Burnham, Sky & Telescope magazine

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