Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
“A revelation. It showcases the range of Krugman's intellect… and his gift for clear, accessible writing.” ―Stephanie Mehta, Washington Post
There is no better guide to basic economics than Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Timescolumnist Paul Krugman. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die.
In Arguing with Zombies, Krugman tackles many of these misunderstandings in a series of concise, digestible chapters. With quick, vivid sketches, this New York Times bestseller turns readers into intelligent consumers of the daily news and unlocks the concepts behind the greatest economic policy issues of our time.
Arguing with Zombies is an indispensable guide to two decades’ worth of political and economic discourse in the United States and around the globe. Writing at the height of his powers, Krugman delivers an instant classic that can serve as a reference point for this and future generations.
"The most celebrated economist of his generation."
"The Mick Jagger of political/economic punditry."
– Asia Times