Introducing Economics: A Graphic Guide (Introducing... Series)
ASIN: B00KFEK07OA comic-book introduction to economics from David Orrell, theauthor of Economyths: 11 Ways Economics Gets it Wrong. Withillustrations from Borin Van Loon. Part of theinternationally-recognised Introducing Graphic Guide series.Today, it seems, all things are measured by economists. Theso-called 'dismal science' has never been more popular - or, givenits failure to predict or prevent the recent financial crisis, morecontroversial.But what are the findings of economics? Is it really a science?And how can it help our lives?Introducing Economics traces the history of the subject from theancient Greeks to the present day. Orrell and Van Loon bring tolife the contributions of great economists - such as Adam Smith,Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes and Milton Friedman - and delve intoideas from new areas such as ecological and complexity economicsthat are revolutionizing the field.