Economics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Author(s): Niall Kishtainy

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Economics in Minutes condenses key economics concepts into 200 short and easily digested essays. Featuring not only fundamental ideas, such as the role of money and how the stock market works, but also subjects that are increasingly important to us today - unemployment, government debt and corporate tax avoidance, for example - it is the ideal introduction to a complex contemporary field. Key topics are succinctly described and accompanied by illustrations, making them simple to read and easy to remember. This convenient little reference guide will allow readers to understand the theories underpinning a subject that affects our lives on a daily basis. Chapters include: Supply and demand, Globalization, Market failure, GDP and happiness, Risk and uncertainty, Living standards and productivity, Game theory, Economics and culture.

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Dr Niall Kishtainy is a teaching fellow at the London School of Economics. In 2012 he edited The Economics Book for Dorling Kindersley. He has previously worked in international development in Africa and the Middle East, and as a government economist and journalist.

Introduction. Markets, efficiency and fairness. Money and finance. Firms and industry. Income, unemployment and inflation. Economic policy and the government. The international economy. Society and the economy. Growth and development. Glossary. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9781782066477
  • : Quercus Publishing
  • : Quercus Publishing
  • : November 2013
  • : 127mm X 127mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2014
  • : books

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  • : Niall Kishtainy
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 330
  • : 416
  • : 200 illustrations and diagrams