Introducing Economics, David Orrell, Borin Van Loon
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David Orrell,Borin Van Loon

Introducing Economics

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A comic-book introduction to economics from David Orrell, the author of Economyths: 11 Ways Economics Gets it Wrong. With illustrations from Borin Van Loon. Part of the internationally-recognised Introducing Graphic Guide series.

Today, it seems, all things are measured by economists. The so-called 'dismal science' has never been more popular — or, given its failure to predict or prevent the recent financial crisis, more controversial.

But what are the findings of economics? Is it really a science? And how can it help our lives?

Introducing Economics traces the history of the subject from the ancient Greeks to the present day. Orrell and Van Loon bring to life the contributions of great economists — such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes and Milton Friedman — and delve into ideas from new areas such as ecological and complexity economics that are revolutionizing the field.
330 printed pages
Original publication
2014

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Xuraman Memmedova
Xuraman Memmedovashared an impression10 months ago
🎯Worthwhile

Simple but informative

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I really enjoyed it.

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Xuraman Memmedova
Xuraman Memmedovahas quotedlast year
Economics, and money itself, are also based on the Pythagorean idea that all things can be reduced to number.
Vladislav Gorovenko
Vladislav Gorovenkohas quoted8 days ago
One man’s loss is another man’s gain.
aytan adigozal
aytan adigozalhas quoted3 months ago
“the science of scarcity”.

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