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Grand Pursuit

The Story of Economic Genius

Grand Pursuit( )
Author: Nasar, Sylvia
ISBN:978-0-684-87299-5
Publication Date:Jul 2012
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

An instant New York Times bestseller, in a sweeping narrative the author of the esteemed A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. Grand Pursuit is the epic story of the making of modern economics, of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands. A New York Times bestseller,...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Biography & Autobiography / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Business & Economics / Economic History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.41 Pounds
Author Biography
Nasar, Sylvia (Author)
Sylvia Nasar was born in Rosenheim, Germany on August 17, 1947. She received a bachelor's degree in literature from Antioch College in 1970 and master's degree in economics from New York University in 1976. She is an economist and author. Her books include A Beautiful Mind, which inspired the academy award winning movie, and Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius. She was an economics correspondent for the New York Times and is the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Business Journalism at Columbia University. Her work has appeared in several publications including the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Newsweek.

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