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The Little Book of Economics

How the Economy Works in the Real World

The Little Book of Economics by Greg Ip
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One positive side-effect of the recent financial market meltdownthat toppled giant, century-old institutions and cost millionstheir jobs is that it created a strong desire among many Americansto better understand how the U.S. economy functions. InThe Little Book of Economics, Greg, Ip, one ofthe country’s most recognized and respected economicsjournalists, walks readers through how the economy really works.

Written for the inquisitive layman who doesn’t want toplow through academic jargon and Greek letters or pore over chartsand tables, The Little Book of Economics offersindispensible insight into how the American economy works –or, doesn’t. With engaging and accessible prose, the book

  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of each aspect of oureconomy from inflation and unemployment to international trade andfinance
  • Serves as an insider’s guide to the people andinstitutions that control America’s economy such as theFederal Reserve and the federal budget
  • Explains the roots of America’s currenteconomic crisis and the risks the country faces in its aftermath,such as stratospheric government debt, while offering advice onovercoming these threats
  • Walks readers through the basic concepts andterminology they need to understand economic news
  • Punctures myths and political spin from both the leftand the right with candid and often surprising insight

A must read for anyone who wants a better grasp of the economywithout taking a course in economics , The Little Book ofEconomics is a unique and engaging look at how the economyworks in all its wonderful and treacherous ways.

Wiley; August 2010
250 pages; ISBN 9780470929407
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Title: The Little Book of Economics
Author: Greg Ip; Mohamed El-Erian
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