All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to economics
Bring economics to life with The Economics Book, an essential guide to more that 100 of the big ideas in economic theory and practice covering everything from ancient theories right up to cutting-edge modern developments.
From Aristotle to John Maynard Keynes and beyond, all the greatest economists and their theories are featured and the innovative graphics, step-by-step summaries and mind maps help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts.
The Economics Book is perfect for economic students and anyone who has an interest in how economies work.
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 reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.
Easy-to-follow graphics, 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 visual 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 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner
Niall Kishtainy teaches at London School of Economics, and specializes in economic history and development. He has worked for the World Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
George Abbot is a UK economist who worked in 2012 on Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign. He previously worked with Compass, the influential UK think-tank, on strategic documents such as Plan B: A New Economy for a New Society.