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The Economics Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained
By: DK
Narrated by: Fred Sanders
Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
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From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential audio reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.

An easy-to-follow style, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.

Employing DK's trademark straightforward approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.

©2014 DK (P)2019 Random House Audio

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Great over view of the field of Economics

Taking a Econ course at the university, this audio title covers major issues in the domain of Economics. Need a cram in the facts and events that shape our countries monetary and fiscal policies, then this book might help out. This title has historic perspective, and explain the context to current theories found in the field and give much credit to our Nobel prize economist to key figures like Kuznets, Arrow, Ostrom, and many more, they really do shine the light on how they shaped the field. After passively listening to this audio title gave me a little more confidences on my exam's.

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simply thorough

thorough yet simple explanations of various economic theories and relevance of applications throughout modern history

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  • Jonathan
  • 03-25-19

An economic history lesson.

Intelligent author but boring explanations and much more boring than I even expected for an econs book