A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: Eighty-one Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
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In the past decade of rapid change in the world economy, Randy Charles Epping's Beginnerís Guide to the World Economy has been the most reliable tool for keeping track of what's happening. The third edition updates the information in previous editions and explains many new concepts.

What is the new economy? What is globalization? Is the euro the final seal on European Union? How is e-commerce transforming our world beyond economics? What is virtual money, and does it have real value? How do social concerns and societal ills (drugs, poverty, AIDS, endangered natural resources) play a part in the rapidly changing world economy. What are multinationals, and do they signal the end of nationalism? These and many other pertinent issues are concisely addressed in the most accessible primer for those who want to be economically literate (and who doesn't?).

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Review: A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: Eighty-one Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World

User Review  - John Mccullough - Goodreads

For the task of explaining in simple terms what all those terms you hear in Econ talk, this book completely succeeds. If you are looking for an exhaustive text on world economics look elsewhere. But as a quick reference it is a very good book. Read full review

Review: A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: Eighty-one Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World

User Review  - Jacks Aradio - Goodreads

This book covers everything and it really doesn't matter that it's a bit older now, the world economy hasn't changed dramatically in its structure or parts since it was written. It answered every ... Read full review

Contents

What Is the World Economy?
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How Is Wealth Determined Around the World?
4
What Is Macroeconomics?
7
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About the author (2001)

Randy Charles Epping is an international finance specialist based in Zurich Switzerland.

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