Luxury Fever

Why Money Fails to Satisfy in An Era of Excess

Frank, Robert H.

Book - 1999
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Luxury Fever
In this thought-provoking analysis of the economics of personal decisions, Robert Frank chronicles the new boom of conspicuous consumption and exposes the hidden prices paid for ever more elaborate houses, cars and lifestyles. He explains how a simple change in incentives would lead to a longer, healthier and more satisfying life.

Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, c1999
ISBN: 0684842343
Branch Call Number: 305.5234 F828L 1999
Characteristics: 326 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm


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