This easy-to-understand and fully illustrated handbook teaches essential economic concepts so you can confidently apply economic reasoning in daily situations and discussions.
Economics may seem inaccessible and complicated, but in reality, we live in an economy all the time and use economic principles every day. Economic insight and knowledge can easily and quickly solve a curiosity or problem, avoid a minor catastrophe, or even help provide support for your own economic hunch or theory. With Everyday Economics Made Easy, economics comes down from the ivory tower and into the real world. You’ll review the most important basic economic concepts, history, debates, areas, and ways of thinking about economic issues—all while helping you apply these ideas in your everyday life. This book will introduce you to:
- The tools and theoretical approaches economists use
- The rich history of economic thought and its continued relevance today
- The contributions of notable economists
- The areas of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis
Complete with colorful graphics, intriguing sidebars, and easy-to-follow examples, Everyday Economics Made Easy is a calm and patient tutor to help you appreciate the how and why of economic thinking and analysis, its importance, and its application to common economic dilemmas. Build your skills as an economist with confidence in no time at all!