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Initial credits
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00:45    |    
Economic knowledge
Best way to learn economics
Economics in literature
05:23    |    
Discoveries about economics and literature
05:59    |    
William Shakespeare's work 
Economic metaphores and lenguage in Skakespeare's sonets
07:51    |    
Charles Dickens' work
Economic ideas and concepts in Dicken's work
10:31    |    
People's interest in economic ideas found in classic literature
Coming into liberty and economics through literature
Search for people with interest in economics in classical novels
13:03    |    
Approaching the concerns of classical liberalism 
15:04    |    
Questions, answers and comments section
Teachings of literature
Misconception of economics as an isolated science  
Economics as a way of solving problems and making decisions 
Would it be accurate to say that economics being the study of real life decisions as a defining attitude in Austrian economics?
Austrian economics and literature influenced by Karl Marx
Popularitiy of Marxist interpretation of literarature
Shakespeares's play, the comedy of errors
Applying literature arguments to economics
Boring approach to economics
Pointing out the real stories about entrepreneurship and innovation
Real stories taken to novelization and films 
Economic articles and stories 
Economics is Necessary, but not sufficient
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Final credits




Economics is Necessary, but Not Sufficient

10 de octubre de 2014   | Vistas: 1 |  

Sarah Skwire shares why she got interested in economics being an english literature professor, she specifically shares her interest on the references found in classical literature about economic concepts. Also she is involved about what economist had to say regarding economy in literature and analyses the tendency to dismiss writers like Shakespeare only from reading a small portion of their work. Skwire gives plenty of examples in classical literature where you can find economic ideas. The public along with Sarah discuss several topics along the way, such as the misconceptions about economics, Austrian economics and the application of literature arguments to economics.

Sarah Skwire is a fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She’s work on literature and economics has appeared in the Freeman…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín