Forbes: What The Great Economist Galbraith Can Teach Us About Etiquette
By SIMON CONSTABLE
Despite the reputation of some economists, it is still possible to learn things from them and not just about economics.
A case in point is a recently published book of letters from legendary economist J.K. Galbraith, who clearly had a lot to say. The book, The Selected Letters of John Kenneth Galbraith, edited by Richard Holt, runs just over 700 pages. Still, it's worth flicking through for some nuggets of wisdom.