Are the Rich Necessary by Hunter Lewis
Great Economic Arguments and How They Reflect Our Personal Values

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Are the Rich Necessary? is an ideal introduction to economics, a subject on everyone’s mind following the global Crash of 2008. Transparently clear and easy to follow, Rich takes the reader through the great economic arguments of our day in an objective, fair, and always lively point–counterpoint format. It lays out the different value systems that guide all our economic choices. The book also offers a radical new proposal that transcends conventional liberal/conservative thinking. Whether you want to understand economics better, or need answers to vital questions that affect your job, your economic future, and the way you vote, this book will bring you much-needed clarity.

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Hunter Lewis, co-founder of the global investment firm Cambridge Associates, LLC, has written eight books on economics and related subjects, including the widely acclaimed Are the Rich Necessary? ("Highly provocative and highly pleasurable."-New York Times) and Where Keynes Went Wrong. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Times of London, the Washington Post, and the Atlantic Monthly, as well as numerous websites such as He has served on boards and committees of fifteen leading not-for-profit organizations, including environmental, teaching, research, and cultural organizations, as well as the World Bank.
Published October 8, 2009 by Axios Press. 436 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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