The Worldly Economists. New York: Free Press.
From 1972 to 1988, Sobel's weekly investment column, "Knowing the Street," was nationally syndicated through New York Newsday. He was also regularly published in national periodicals, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. The Worldly Economists.
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In The Worldly Economists, Robert Sobel analyzes the astonishing rise to prominence of some dozen or so major political economists who have become intimate advisors of presidents and highly influential in determining government policy.
Robert Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers is a living classic, both . However, the book has many problems, beginning with the title, which is a misnomer.
Robert Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers is a living classic, both because he makes us see that the ideas of the great economists remain fresh and important for our times and because his own brilliant writing forces us to reach out into the future. The Worldly Philosophers gives us a clear understanding of the economic ideas that influence us whether or not we have read the great economic thinkers. Although Smith, Mill and Marx happened also to be philosophers, what all the men in this book have in common is that they were economists.
IN 1953 Robert Heilbroner, an American economist, published The Worldly Philosophers, an inspirational .
Instead in his new book he wants to show that economists, often unnoticed or scorned by the public, are actually the plumbers of modern society
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Other Books by Robert Sobel. Other Books by Robert Sobel. Barton was repelled by interpretations of Jesus as a dreamer, a person uninterested in worldly matters. Chapter 1 - Meet Calvin Coolidge. Dangerous Dreamers: The Financial Innovators. from Charles Merrill to Michael Milken. Instead, said Barton, he was a, popular with his friends, able to tell a good story. He was a man who picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organization that conquered the world. Some day, wrote Barton, someone will write a book about Jesus.
Robert Sobel in a promotional photo for his publisher. Encyclopedia Article. History, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Statistics, Law, Sociology. Robert Sobel (1931-02-19)February 19, 1931 The Bronx, New York City. Most of Sobel's books were written for a general audience, but he never bristled when some scholarly writers dismissed him as a "popularizer," said his colleague and friend George David Smith, a professor of economic history at New York University. Quite the contrary-he saw that as his mission in life.
Economists have figured prominently in American politics since at least the New Deal, and columnist and business history professor Sobel (Hofstra) thinks that makes them ""worldly:"" (A reminder of Robert Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers can't hurt either. In brief chapters he runs through the public careers of Leon Keyserling, Arthur Burns, Walter Holler, J. K. Galbraith, Paul Samuelson, and Milton Friedman-the last two of whom, because of their common distrust of government, have been influential despite refusing public office.