Discover Your Inner Economist
To too many of us, economics is excruciatingly verbose, unnecessarily obscure and plain unruly on the ears! But we can filter out the good from the bad, using three tests that Tyler Cowen suggests in Discover Your Inner Economist ( http://www.crosswordbookstores.com/).
The first is the postcard test. “It should be possible to take a good economics argument and write it out on the back of a moderate-sized postcard.”