Published By: A Boston Review Book. Cambridge and London: MIT Press ISBN: 978-0-262-01418-2 Date of Publication: 2010
Book Review Detail
Nancy Folbre of University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r25 Review Pages: 1305-07
Book Review Abstract
Nancy Folbre of University of Massachusetts, Amherst reviews "Taking Economics Seriously" by Dean Baker. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Explores the possible implications and benefits of shifting the terms of the debate over the U.S. free market and its role in the economy. Discusses the myth of the free market; malpractice; the big bank theory; and an economy for everyone. Baker is CoDirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. No index."