Common Sense Economics

Thursday's Editorial - November 16, 2006


1.  List the 10 key elements of economics described in Part 1 of "Common Sense Economics."

2.  Walter Williams provides an explanation of each of the 10 elements of econmics.  Which do you find most interesting?  Why?

3.  Do you disagree with any of Dr. Williams' points?  If so, why?

4.  Based on this article, do you think the book "Common Sense Economics" will accomplish its goal to make economics understandable to the ordinary person?  Explain your answer.

Go to the George Mason Univeristy website at for Walter Williams' biography.