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A little history of economics / Niall Kishtainy.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.Description: vi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780300234527 (paperback)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 330.09 23 Ki Li
LOC classification:
  • HB71 .K527 2017b
Contents:
Cool heads and warm hearts -- The soaring swans -- God's economy -- Going for gold -- Nature's bounty -- The invisible hand -- Corn meets iron -- An ideal world -- Too many mouths -- Workers of the world -- A perfect balance -- Shut out the sun -- The profits of war -- The noisy trumpeter -- Coke or pepsi? -- The man with a plan -- Flashing your cash -- Down the plughole -- Creative destruction -- The prisoners' dilemma -- The tyranny of government -- The big push -- The economics of everything -- Growing up -- Sweet harmony -- A world in two -- Fill up the bath -- Ruled by clowns -- Money illusion -- Future gazing -- Speculators on the attack -- Saving the underdog -- Knowing me, knowing you -- Broken promises -- Missing women -- Minds in fog -- Economics in the real world -- Bankers go wild -- Giants in the sky -- Why be an economist?.
Summary: What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy helpful, or harmful? While the answers to such basic economic questions matter to everyone, the unfamiliar language and math of economics can seem daunting. This clear, accessible, and even humorous book is ideal for young readers new to economic concepts, and for readers of all ages who want to better understand economic history and ideas.
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Cool heads and warm hearts -- The soaring swans -- God's economy -- Going for gold -- Nature's bounty -- The invisible hand -- Corn meets iron -- An ideal world -- Too many mouths -- Workers of the world -- A perfect balance -- Shut out the sun -- The profits of war -- The noisy trumpeter -- Coke or pepsi? -- The man with a plan -- Flashing your cash -- Down the plughole -- Creative destruction -- The prisoners' dilemma -- The tyranny of government -- The big push -- The economics of everything -- Growing up -- Sweet harmony -- A world in two -- Fill up the bath -- Ruled by clowns -- Money illusion -- Future gazing -- Speculators on the attack -- Saving the underdog -- Knowing me, knowing you -- Broken promises -- Missing women -- Minds in fog -- Economics in the real world -- Bankers go wild -- Giants in the sky -- Why be an economist?.

What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy helpful, or harmful? While the answers to such basic economic questions matter to everyone, the unfamiliar language and math of economics can seem daunting. This clear, accessible, and even humorous book is ideal for young readers new to economic concepts, and for readers of all ages who want to better understand economic history and ideas.

The online book link:

https://www.amazon.com/Little-History-Economics-Histories/dp/030023452X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3MK2A5IUXT4TQ&keywords=9780300234527&qid=1700552963&s=books&sprefix=9780300234527+%2Cstripbooks-intl-ship%2C488&sr=1-1

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