Economics: An A-Z Guide (Paperback)

Matthew Bishop

Economics explained and demystified in trademark Economist style.

Economics is all around us, essential to every aspect of our lives.

But just how much does the average person understand about what Economics is for, how it underpins crucial decisions taken every day and how it continues to evolve?

Step forward the Economist's guide to Economics, written with the clarity and wit for which the newspaper is renowned and featuring bite-sized overviews of the most important economic ideas, concepts and terms.

If you need to understand why a country's balance of payments is such a big deal, whether deflation is always a bad thing, or exactly why John Maynard Keynes or Milton Friedman were so influential, then dipping into this A-Z Guide will provide the answers.

Primer, glossary, dictionary and reference, this book offers everything you always wanted to know about Economics, but perhaps were afraid to ask.

An Economist Book, published in association with the Economist.

Publication date: 02/06/2016

£9.99

ISBN: 9781781254189

Imprint: Economist Books

Subject: Current Affairs, Humour & Gift, Politics & Economics, Reference

Economics: An A-Z Guide (Ebook)

Matthew Bishop

Economics explained and demystified in trademark Economist style.

Economics is all around us, essential to every aspect of our lives.

But just how much does the average person understand about what Economics is for, how it underpins crucial decisions taken every day and how it continues to evolve?

Step forward the Economist's guide to Economics, written with the clarity and wit for which the newspaper is renowned and featuring bite-sized overviews of the most important economic ideas, concepts and terms.

If you need to understand why a country's balance of payments is such a big deal, whether deflation is always a bad thing, or exactly why John Maynard Keynes or Milton Friedman were so influential, then dipping into this A-Z Guide will provide the answers.

Primer, glossary, dictionary and reference, this book offers everything you always wanted to know about Economics, but perhaps were afraid to ask.

An Economist Book, published in association with the Economist.

Publication date: 02/06/2016

£9.99

ISBN: 9781782831402

ISBN 10 / ASIN: B017T7DYVS

Imprint: Economist Books

Subject: Current Affairs, Humour & Gift, Politics & Economics, Reference

Matthew Bishop

Matthew Bishop

Matthew Bishop, senior editor, The Economist Group, is an award-winning journalist and longtime writer. His roles at The Economist, which he joined as Economics Correspondent, have included Business Editor, Wall Street Editor, Globalisation Editor and New York Bureau Chief. He is the author of several books, including Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World (described as 'important' by President Bill Clinton) and The Road from Ruin, which set out an agenda for the reform of capitalism after the 2008 crash. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Global Governance. He was the Official Report author of the Taskforce on Social Impact Investment established by the governments of the G8, and a member of the Advisors Group of the UN International Year of Microcredit. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index. He is on Twitter as @mattbish