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2009年5月 8日 (金)

Economics 2.0

経済学の最先端を紹介する本としては、ダイアン・コイルの「ソウルフルな経済学」もよかったが、Economics 2.0はより簡潔な書き方で経済学の最先端の研究を誰にでも分かるように紹介している。学部のゼミでも読めるのではないか。

目次

1 Man—An Economic Animal? / 1
  The Economic Split Personality / 5
  When Economists Go to Kindergarten / 7
  Why You Shouldn’t Trust Your Children / 8
  Arrival at Reality / 10
  Macroeconomics in the Absence of Homo Oeconomicus / 13
  References / 15
2 The Pursuit of Happiness / 17
  That Obscure Object of Desire / 22
  Master of My Fate, Captain of My Soul / 27
  References / 31
3 The Enigma of the Labor Market / 33
  Longer Unemployment Can Be a Good Thing / 36
  Why Employers Don’t Like to Cut Wages / 38
  Economists in Defense of Minimum Wages / 39
  Undesirable Side-Effects of Minimum Wages / 44
  Fighting Unemployment in Kindergarten / 46
  How Bible Studies Can Make You Rich / 49
  References / 52
4 The Almost-Forgotten Small Difference / 55
  An Economic History of Women’s Emancipation / 57
  Family Economics and Its Limits / 60
  It Pays to Pay Women Less / 61
  Women Are Less Effective Negotiators / 62
  Competing against Men Is No Bed of Roses / 65
  The Fear of Competition Is an Acquired Trait / 67
  References / 68
5 It’s All about Culture / 71
  The Economics of Religion / 74
  Culture as the True Engine of Prosperity / 75
  America’s Misplaced Faith in a Just World / 76
  Thou Shalt Trust in the Stock Market / 78
  References / 80
6 Economics by Scales and Measures / 81
  What Causes the Leading Power to Shrink? / 82
  Short People in Dire Straits / 83
  Chubby People Live Longer / 84
  With Elevator Shoes to Higher Income / 86
  The Economics of Beauty / 88
  References / 90
7 The Logic of Globalization / 93
  How Globalization Spoils Drug Dealers’ Margins / 95
  Globalization According to Crustaceans / 96
  Trade without Comparative Cost Advantages / 98
  No Reason to Fear “Made in China” / 100
  Global Competition Can Be Crippling / 102
  The World—A Village? / 105
  Africa’s Sad Secret / 106
  What Happened to All the Money? / 108
  References / 109
8 Financial Markets—Totally Effi cient or Totally Crazy? / 111
  There’s No Fool Like a Stock Market Fool / 111
  What the Eye Does Not See, the Heart Cannot Grieve Over / 113
  The First Shall Be the Last / 115
  Lemmings to the Sea—Many Analysts Just Follow the Crowd / 116
  Why Analysts Speak in Two Tongues / 118
  The Dirt on Coming Clean / 120
  So Let Us Predict the Past / 121
  Rational Bubbles Burst Rationally / 123
  Of Black Swans and Black Days in the Market / 125
  Returns on Stocks Are Lower Than You’d Think / 126
  References / 127
9 Subprime Surprises—Or: The Anatomy of the Financial Crisis / 129
  What Kind of a Monster? / 130
  How Rating Agencies Fed the Monster / 134
  Did the Fed Egg the Monster On? / 137
  Regulation Matters / 139
  How Bad Will It Get? / 142
  References / 145
10 Managers Are People, Too / 147
  Why Employees Run Away after Mergers / 149
  How to Keep Cocky Managers in Check / 150
  Why Good Managers Are Reluctant to Correct Their Own Mistakes / 152
  Company Leaders Are Not Born That Way / 154
  What Businesses Can Learn from Heart Surgeons / 156
  What Bosses Can Learn from Monkeys / 158
  Bosses, You Need to Talk More with Your People / 161
  The Best CEOs Manage the Largest Firms / 163
  Lots of Money, Lots of Anxiety / 165
  References / 167
11 The High Art of Buying and Selling / 169
  The Winner’s Curse / 169
  Snipers Buy Cheaper / 171
  The Illusion of a Strong Will / 173
  Tallying Is a Matter of Luck / 175
  The Customer as King—Ungrateful and Unforgiving / 177
  Brand Image Pays Off Twice / 179
  Join Christina Aguilera in the Winner’s Circle / 181
  Information Is Power / 183
  References / 184
12 The Athlete as a Guinea Pig—Or: Why Economists Love Sports / 187
  Football Teams Don’t Play It Right / 188
  Cricket Players Learn Very Slowly / 190
  Game Theorists Playing at Wimbeldon / 192
  Of Incentives and Their Side Effects / 193
  New Brooms Don’t Sweep Any Better / 194
  Slowing Down Others Will Get You There, Too / 196
  When Referees Are Taking Sides / 197
  References / 199
13 In the Dark Recesses of the Market Economy / 201
  Betting on Hitler / 202
  Investors, Check the Obituaries / 205
  The Power of Rating Agencies / 207
  Why Banks Don’t Like to Google / 208
  How Investment Funds Buy Good Press / 210
  How a TV Station Helped George W. Bush Win the Election / 212
  When Wall Street Whistles, the IMF Jumps / 214
  References / 216
14 A Final Warning / 217
  When Listening to Advice from Economists, Keep the Saltshaker Handy / 218
  Soldiers of Fortune Riding the Statistics / 220
  The Economics of Erring / 225
  References / 228

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