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The Cartoon Introduction to Economics Vol Two Macroeconomics

Grady Klein, Yoram Bauman

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Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9780809033614
Published:
01 Feb 2012
Publisher:
Macmillan
Dimensions:
240 pages - 178 x 254mm

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Whereas Volume One: Microeconomics dealt with the optimizing individual, Volume Two: Macroeconomics explains the factors that affect the economy of an entire country and, indeed, the planet. It explores the two big concerns of macroeconomics: how economies grow and why economies collapse. It also illustrates the basics of the labour market and unemployment, inflation and debt, what the GDP is and what it measures, and the influence of government, trade, and technology on the economy. Along the way it covers the economics of global poverty, climate change, and the business cycle. In short, if any of these topics have cropped up in a news story and caused you to wish you grasped the underlying basics, this book is for you. And while walking you through an entire introductory macroeconomics course, its cartoon characters—with cameos from Nobel Prize–winning economists such as Milton Friedman and Paul Krugman—take the sting out of the subject.

The Cartoon Introduction to Economics Vol 1: Microeconomics 9780809094813
A freelance cartoonist, illustrator, and animator, Grady Kleinis the creator of the "Lost Colony" series of graphic novels. An environmental economist at the University of Washington, Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., is the world's first and only stand-up economist.

Once more bringing together Yoram Bauman, economist and stand-up comedian, and the award-winning illustrator Grady Klein, The Cartoon Introduction to Economics: Volume Two: Macroeconomics again delivers on the promise to provide you with the most digestible, readable, and humorous 200-page introduction to economics you’ll ever read.

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