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作者 Wolfe, Leonard
書名 Easy Economics : A Visual Guide to What You Need to Know
出版項 New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011
©2012
國際標準書號 9781118218990 (electronic bk.)
9781118118061
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (254 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Easy Economics: A Visual Guide to What You Need to Know -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Money: It's fairy dust, but because we believe in it, it works -- Chapter 2: Booms & Busts: As smart as they are, the pros can't remove all the bone-rattling bumps -- Chapter 3: Taxing & Spending: Policy makers often argue over which is a better steering wheel -- Chapter 4: Getting Into Debt: It's been around from the beginning, but the cause has become more worrisome -- Chapter 5: The Fed: This very powerful institution performs a kind of magic -- Chapter 6: High-Flying Finance: The Wall Street elite can make the planet tremble -- Chapter 7: Globalization: Nowhere to hide: Everywhere is connected to everywhere else -- Ripples and Waves: What happens next? How to anticipate the possible consequences of economic events -- Key Words and Phrases: A glossary to help you understand a complex economic world -- Index
Let's face it, economics can be boring…but we all need a decent understanding of the basics if we want to survive in these difficult and uncertain times. Let's make it more interesting. Easy Economics isn't packed with reams of text or stacks of numbers, this book is visual and engaging. The book aims to bring you up to speed, in a way that entertains while it informs, through a collection of many of the most frequently asked questions--plus some you probably haven't thought of--on the subject of economics. The topics range from: The difference between Debt and Deficit Causes and cures of recessions The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009 explained Is globalization good or bad? How fiscal and monetary policies differ Bubbles and Busts Unlike so many other books on the subject, it explains through a Q & A format with entertaining and informative illustration, providing material that many people ordinarily find uninviting and even intimidating in an easy-to-digest, appealing way
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Wolfe, Leonard Easy Economics : A Visual Guide to What You Need to Know New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2011 9781118118061
主題 Economics
Electronic books
Alt Author Smith, Lee
Buckles, Stephen
Doty, Roy
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