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 a new generation of workplace guides, the Economist Edge series, with books that offer fresh insight into the world of work. It publishes classics such as The World in Conflict and Writing with Style alongside smart thinking on topics as wide ranging as the future of business, personal investment or the latest on the role of contemporary economics. You’ll also find the delightfully surprising and counterintuitive in our gift and humour titles like Figuring Out the Past and Oddly Informative.
Writing with Style
A brand new take on how to write with style – from The Economist's language columnist, Lane Greene
Innovating with Impact
We're all innovators now. Thinkers and entrepreneurs Ted Ladd and Alessandro Lanteri show us how
How to Invest
A new guide to personal investment for the era of cryptocurrencies and personal trading platforms
Figuring Out The Past
The numbers that tell the story of humanity
The latest edition in the Economist Explainer series, edited and introduced by Deputy Editor Tom Standage
The World in Conflict
The complete guide to the causes and current status of global hostilities
Branding that Means Business
New in the Economist Edge series: how brands can create enduring bonds with customers and markets in the post-digital age of social influence.
Surviving the Daily Grind
The esteemed Bartleby's one-stop guide to surviving the daily grind
A new approach to structuring a business to support strategy and maximise efficiency
The Economist Guide to Commodities 2nd edition
The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.
Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist
Pocket World In Figures 2022
The new edition of this annual bestseller, packed with amazing data about the world in 2022