Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know about How the Economy Works and Where It's Going / Edition 2

Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know about How the Economy Works and Where It's Going / Edition 2

by Robert L. Heilbroner, Lester C. Thurow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0671884220

ISBN-13: 9780671884222

Pub. Date: 12/02/1993

Publisher: Touchstone


In its fourth edition, Economics Explained continues its announced purpose -- to explain that mysterious thing called economics. But there is a new urgency to the book. It is announced in the first sentence of the introduction: "Just in case the reader-to-be hasn't noticed, disturbing things are going on in the American economy these days."

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In its fourth edition, Economics Explained continues its announced purpose -- to explain that mysterious thing called economics. But there is a new urgency to the book. It is announced in the first sentence of the introduction: "Just in case the reader-to-be hasn't noticed, disturbing things are going on in the American economy these days."


This new edition is about these disturbing things: a trend toward inequality of incomes, the appearance of a new "globalized" capitalism, the "specter" of inflation. As before, Robert Heilbroner and Lester Thurow treat these problems in language that seeks to make clear their causes and treatments. In this straightforward, highly accessible reference, Heilbroner and Thurow -- two of America's most respected and articulate economists -- offer all the economics essential for becoming an effective investor, a savvy business decision maker, or simply an informed member of society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671884222
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
12/02/1993
Edition description:
Rev. and updated
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.74(d)

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