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Title Economics : making sense of the modern economy / edited by Richard Davies.
Publication New York : Public Affairs, 2015.
Edition Fourth edition.
Description x, 290 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 330 E
Series Economist books (Series)
Note "Radically revised Economist books classic, now available for the first time in America."--Publisher data.
Contents Money -- A history of financial crashes -- Lessons from the financial crisis -- Building competitiveness -- Evolving firms -- Unemployment -- Pay -- Inequality -- Secular stagnation -- Reinventing economics -- Robot economics.
Summary "What can the history of money tell us about the future of the euro? Why do the rich now have less leisure timnethan the poor? Is maximising GDP the right goal for economics? Will robots boost workers' pay, or cut it? -- Richard Davies, economics editor of The Economist, takes us on a journey through the changing world of economics. He explores: the economic slumps that have shaped modern finance ; firms with ecnomics at their operating core ; the shifting focus of economics from banking to labor economics. ... Along the way, we encounter the global economy laid bare, from banks, panics, and crashes to innovative new policies to improve how markets function; from discussions around jobs, pay, and inequality to the promise of innovation and productivity; from the implications of emerging markets and the globalisation of trade through to the sharing economy and the economics of Google and eBay."-- Back cover.
Note Contributors: Ryan Avent, Henry Curr, Greg Ip, Zanny Minton Beddoes, imon Rabinovitch, Paul Wallace, Callum Williams.--page [x].
Subject Economics.
Addl. Title Economist (London, England : 1843)
ISBN 1610396154
9781610396158

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  330 E    DUE 11-02-20