Subject: RE: Recommendations for Basic Economics Guide.
From: "Scott Sweeney" <ssweeney@idiosync.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 16:19:15 -0700

You may want to try David Friedman's (son of Milton) "Hidden Order".  It's a
good starter and at the opposite end of the "Scholarly" spectrum.

- Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralph Corderoy [mailto:ralph@inputplus.co.uk]
> Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 11:19 AM
> To: fsb@crynwr.com
> Subject: Recommendations for Basic Economics Guide.
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Having lurked on this list for a while it's clear that a big shortfall
> in my knowledge is that of economics.  Putting aside the jokes about
> three economists and four opinions has anyone got any suggestions for
> books covering the topic?  I'm especially interested in those that
> approach it from a small (software :-) business point of view and aren't
> *too* scholarly.
>
> Sorry if it's a bit OT but I thought I'm probably not alone in a poor
> understanding given a computing background.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Ralph.
>