How does a rigorous, seven-hundred page economic history become a lionized hit? Through the canny voice of professor Thomas Piketty, and his demystification of inherited wealth, Karl Marx's true legacy, and what we mean when we talk about monetary "growth" and "inequality".
Economic and behavioral insights from Alan Greenspan, the man often tasked with drafting Wall Street's commandments. Practical observations into the ways of the marketplace complement neatly explained abstruse theories.
is far from "the dismal science" in Eduardo Porter's sparkling and
often counterintuitive analysis of the values we irrationally assign to myriad
services, products, and programs, from coffee to exclusive license plates to
Who said economics is the dismal science? An award-winning illustrator and a comic economist (really) team up to chase the blahs away from the subject in this witty course in microeconomic theory.