Want to understand the economy? Look elsewhere. Want to understand economic history? This may help.
The word of the day is: Malthusian
If you come into a book looking to answer just one question, you may come out of it disappointed.
Paging Dr Pangloss.
I don’t know if distilling economics gives you correct simplifications, but it does make good reading.
I’ve been concerned about the problem of automation for years, and considered a universal basic income a solution. This book is a much larger look at the issue.