Free Lunch

Easily Digestible Economics

David Smith
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Revised edition of this classic accessible guide - fully updated to explore how the global crisis of 2008 has affected the economy.

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.

Author bio:

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

Category: Economics
ISBN: 9781781250112
Publisher: Profile Books
Imprint: Profile Trade
Pub Date: September 2012
Page Extent: 368
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Economics