In Tim Harford's new book The Undercover Economist Strikes Back, he sets out to explain how the whole world economy works. In this, the first chapter from the book, Harford provides a user's manual to show the nuts and bolts of what makes an economy tick. Readers should note that this ebook is just one chapter from the new book. The full book will be released on August 29. A million readers bought The Undercover Economist to get the lowdown on how economics works on a small scale, in our everyday lives. Since then, economics has become big news. Crises, austerity, riots, bonuses - all are in the headlines all the time. But how does this large-scale economic world really work? Find out in The Undercover Economist Strikes Back.President Franklin D. Roosevelt, for example, was elected with the expectation that he would do something to end the economic crisis. ... But how much of a problem was unemployment? ... All the smart phones and tablet computers, barrels of oil and kilowatt-hours of wind energy, haircuts and Brazilian waxes, sacks of riceanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: The Economy - A User's Manual|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-08-08|