Book notes: Phishing for phools, by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller

akerlof-shiller-phishing-for-phools-book-cover-15

George Akerlof and Robert Shiller, Phishing for phools: the economics of manipulation and deception, Princeton University Press, 2015, 288 pages

The actual aim of this book, written by two distinguished Nobel laureates, is rather broader than the title implies. It looks over a wide range of topics to explain how the economic system can deliver outcomes that are to the disadvantage of the consumer and hence to the advantage of the suppliers or other groups with a market advantage. It very much fo

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: