Free Lunch: Easily Digestible Economics (Google eBook)

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Profile Books, Jul 9, 2010 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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The economy has never been so relevant to so many people as it is now, and it's vital that we understand how it affects our lives. 'There's no such thing as a free lunch' is the one phrase everyone has heard from economics - not even for bankers. But why not? What does economics tell us about the price of lunch - and everything else? Free Lunch makes the economics pages of the newspaper intelligible and addresses the concerns that worry us all. It will enable you to understand - and challenge - the claims made by politicians Set out like a good lunch-time conversation, the book will guide you through the mysteries of the economy. Your guides will be some of the greatest names in the field, including Smith, Marx and Keynes. This clever and witty introduction to economics costs less than even the cheapest meal. It is essential reading in these times of economic uncertainty, and is far more satisfying than even the most gourmet banquet.
  

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Review: Free Lunch. Easily Digestible Economics

User Review  - Vishal Phonsa - Goodreads

A book written in simple terms to understand complexities of economics, after reading it economics doesn't look so much complex. A must read for everyone to understand & comprehend impact of economics in the day today life. Read full review

Review: Free Lunch. Easily Digestible Economics

User Review  - Nanditha Kini - Goodreads

Good book to understand economics in a non text book and realistic terms. Read full review

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Contents

Main course
Main course
Classical recipes
Mulled Marx
Keynes gets cooking
Just desserts the Americans
Arguing over coffee
A nasty bout of indigestion
Bitesize glossary
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

David Smith is Economics Editor of the Sunday Times and the author of a number of books including The Dragon and the Elephant [9781861978202] and The Age of Instability [9781846683107].

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