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Econobabble

Econobabble: How to Decode Political Spin and Economic Nonsense

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Richard Denniss

Dr Richard Denniss was until recently the head of the Australia Institute, and is now its chief economist. He has spent the last twenty years moving between policy-focused roles in academia, federal politics and think-tanks. He is co-author of Affluenza

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Praise for Econobabble

‘This highly accessible and entertaining study, which concentrates on the language of conservative economics, dismantles the mumbo-jumbo that we hear all the time…’ —Sydney Morning Herald

‘Our world abounds with businesspeople and politicians spouting arguments that sound like economics, but aren’t. If you fear you’ve been taken in – or have just had your doubts – this is the book to set things straight. It is the best guide you'll find to the literal non-sense that usually passes for economic debate in this country.’ —Ross Gittins