The Economist is one of the world’s most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications, offering more than 1.6 million readers each week the trusted analysis and insight they need to understand the world around them. Profile’s Economist Books list reflects and shares these ambitions, offering a range of publications which aim to inform and entertain readers with the latest ideas, debates and analysis.
The list includes classics such as the annual Pocket World in Figures through to smart thinking on topics as wide ranging as the future of business or the latest on the role of contemporary Economics – as well as delightfully surprising and entertaining gift and humour titles like Figuring Out the Past or Seriously Curious. The classic Economist Business Guides series continues to provide leaders and managers with information they need to support organisational development and growth.
A breezy, bracingly irreverent introduction to the founders of economics – how they lived, what they thought, what they got wrong and which of their i…
A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.
How to make sure that projects run to budget and schedule – and deliver the intended results.
Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist
The numbers that tell the story of humanity
The new edition of this annual bestseller, packed with amazing data about the world in 2021
An intimate, profound portrait of the Earth's closest neighbour
From a top Economist journalist, an all-new guide to the world's conflicts – recent, current and future
Following up 2016's hit Go Figure and 2018's Sunday Times bestseller Seriously Curious, another collection of astonishing bite-sized explain…
Informative, entertaining and insightful … the fact-lovers Bible
Why won't language do as it's told? Join the Economist's Johnson columnist on a headspinning journey of discovery
Following up 2016's hit Go Figure, another collection of astonishing bite-sized explainers from the Economist