Economics started as a science in 1776 when Adam Smith published his magnum opus The Wealth of Nations. The question that book addresses is just as central to Economics today as it was back in 1776: Why do some countries become rich while others remain poor? Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen finally found the answer, and it is not one of those pretty lies you learn in school…
These two professors deserve the Nobel Prize in Economics, but once you read the book you will understand why they cannot get it.
- A Farewell to Alms, by Gregory Clark
- Idiocracy, by Mike Judge
- Mainstream Science on Intelligence, the Wall Street Journal