The Little Book of Economics

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The Little Book of Economics is a unique and engaging look at how the economy works in all its wonderful and treacherous ways. Economic journalist and U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist Greg Ip covers real world economics in The Little Book of Economics.



The audio book is a must hear for anyone who wants to skip the technical jargon and get a better grasp on the economy. From inflation to the Federal Reserve, Ip gives you intelligent ...

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Overview

The Little Book of Economics is a unique and engaging look at how the economy works in all its wonderful and treacherous ways. Economic journalist and U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist Greg Ip covers real world economics in The Little Book of Economics.



The audio book is a must hear for anyone who wants to skip the technical jargon and get a better grasp on the economy. From inflation to the Federal Reserve, Ip gives you intelligent and indispensible insight into the economy.



The audio book provides an insider's guide to the people and institutions who run (or think they run) our economy. Something as big and complex as the American economy can't be controlled, but presidents sure like to try. Ip also looks at the roots of economic crisis, but his approach will focus on human nature and show that our vulnerability to crisis is the price we pay for dynamism and risk-taking that over time makes us richer. The audio book is an effort to help us understand, and avoid, another economic cataclysm.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596595248
  • Publisher: Gildan Audio
  • Publication date: 12/14/2010
  • Format: CD
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 5.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Ip is the U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist. He covers the economy, financial markets, monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy and contributes to The Economist's blog, Free Exchange. Ip is a veritable brand in economics journalism. From 1996 to 2008 he reported for The Wall St. Journal and became one of the Journal's most respected and recognized reporters. His byline appeared on the front page more than any other reporter's.

After 20 years, he is now one of the country's leading economics journalists, writing about the economy, the budget, the Federal Reserve, and politics from Washington. He has earned the respect of top economic policy makers and gained a reputation for making complex issues understandable to the ordinary reader. He regularly discusses economic issues on television and radio, from CNN and MSNBC to the Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and on National Public Radio. Ip is the recipient of numerous awards including Business Journalist of the Year award from the World Leadership Forum, William Brewster Styles Award in business and economics writing, and was a part of the 2002 WSJ team to receive the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting.

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