Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run--Or Ruin--An Economy

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run--Or Ruin--An Economy

By Tim Harford

Originally published in 2013 by Little, Brown Book Group.


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Book Information

Publisher: Riverhead Books
Publish Date: 01/06/2015
Pages: 272
ISBN-13: 9781594632914
ISBN-10: 159463291X
Language: English

Full Description

A provocative and lively exploration of the increasingly important world of macroeconomics, by the author of the bestselling The Undercover Economist. Thanks to the worldwide financial upheaval, economics is no longer a topic we can ignore. From politicians to hedge fund managers to middle-class IRA holders, everyone must pay attention to how and why the global economy works the way it does. Enter Financial Times columnist and bestselling author Tim Harford. In this new book that demystifies macroeconomics, Harford strips away the spin, the hype, and the jargon to reveal the truth about how the world's economy actually works. With the wit of a raconteur and the clear grasp of an expert, Harford explains what's really happening beyond today's headlines, why all of us should care, and what we can do about it to understand it better.

About the Author

Tim Harford is the author of The Undercover Economist , The Logic of Life , and Adapt. He is a weekly columnist for the Financial Times , and his work has appeared in The New York Times , Forbes , Esquire , Parade , New York , and Wired.

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