David Friedman has never taken an economics class in his life. Sure, hes taught economics at UCLA. Chicago, Tulane, Cornell, and Santa Clara, but dont hold that against him.
After all, everyones an economist. We all make daily decisions that rely, consciously or not, on an acute understanding of economic theoryfrom picking the fastest checkout tine at the supermarket to voting or not voting, from negotiating the best job offer to finding the right person to marry. Hidden Order is an essential guide to rational living, revealing all you need to know to get through each day without being eaten alive.
Friedmans wise and immensely accessible book is perfect for amateur economists, struggling economics students, young parents and professionalsjust about anyone who wants a clear-cut approach to why we make the choices we do and a sensible strategy for how to make the right ones. Using jargon-free language and striking examples, a respected proefssor and son of Nobel Laureate Milton Freidman provides a fun and easy way for curious readers to understand basic economic ideas. Illustrations.