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The Armchair Economist
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  1. Economics and Everyday Life is a 1993 economics book written by noted professor of economics Steven Landsburg

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  2. The underlying theme of the book, as Landsburg states on the first page, is that "[m]ost of economics can be summarized in four words

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  3. The rest of the book includes expositions on a wide range of topics, including budget deficit, unemployment, economic growth, and cost-benefit analysis

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  4. People respond to incentives." With this apparently innocuous observation, Landsburg discusses some unexpected effects of various policies such as automobile safety legislation and environmental policies

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  5. Chapter 4 covers the “Indifference Principle.” Chapter 9 covers the Coase Theorem of professor Ronald Coase

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  6. The book was translated into Arabic in 2008, and published under the same title: فيلسوف الاقتصاد by Kalemat Arabia for Translation and Publishing, an Egyptian publishing house

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