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    New Reference Book: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics edited by David R. Henderson, Liberty Fund, Inc., 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 330 C74 Interested in expanding your economic understanding?  This encyclopedia provides essay length articles on a variety of economic topics, typically reflecting mainstream economic thought.  Points of disagreement among economists are identified and discussed. Entries include helpful descriptions of things such as: Behavioral Economics, Financial Regulation, Futures & Options Markets, and Bubbles. Want to get to know some economic thinkers?  The second half of this volume contains biographies (about 100) of prominent economists. Helpful for:  Understanding Economics, The Investment Club, U.S. History, Reflecting on Current…