Macroeconomics – a pile of tsundoku?

The in-pile is suddenly teeteringly large  – thanks to Bookshelf Porn, I now have the japanese word tsundoku:

Thank goodness for a lot of travel coming up.

One that just arrived and is very tantalising is Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A non-technical view, by Kartik Athreay, flagged up to me by a comment on this blog. Regular readers will know that I’m a macro-sceptic, so it will do me good to read what looks like a sympathetic account of modern macro. Noah Smith has blogged about the book already, and my prior is that I’ll agree with him, although Herb Gintis has a friendly quote on the back cover. Naturally I’ll keep an open mind!

Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View


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