Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    What I'm Giving | December 2, 2014

    Cary Elwes: IMG Cary Elwes: What I'm Giving



    At Powell's, we feel the holidays are the perfect time to share our love of books with those close to us. For this special blog series, we reached... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Local Warehouse Economics- General

This title in other editions

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science

by

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science Cover

ISBN13: 9780393324860
ISBN10: 0393324869
Condition: Worn Condition or Underlined
All Product Details

Only 1 left in stock at $7.50!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

makes up for all of those Econ 101 lectures you slept through (or avoided) in college, demystifying key concepts, laying bare the truths behind the numbers, and answering those questions you have always been too embarrassed to ask. For all the discussion of Alan Greenspan in the media, does anyone know what the Fed actually does? And what about those blackouts in California? Were they a conspiracy on the part of the power companies? Economics is life. There's no way to understand the important issues without it. Now, with Charles Wheelan's breezy tour, there's no reason to fear this highly relevant subject. With the commonsensical examples and brilliantly acerbic commentary we've come to associate with , Wheelan brings economics to life. Amazingly, he does so with nary a chart, graph, or mathematical equation in sight--certainly a feat to be witnessed firsthand. Economics is a crucial subject. There's no way to understand the important issues without it. Now, with Charles Wheelan's breezy tour, there's also no reason to fear it.

Synopsis:

Finally! A book about economics that won't put you to sleep. In fact, you won't be able to put this one down.

Synopsis:

FINALLY! A book about economics that won't put you to sleep. In fact, you won't be able to put this one down. Naked Economics makes up for all of those Econ 101 lectures you slept through in college, demystifying key concepts, laying bare the truths behind the numbers, and answering those questions you have always been too embarrassed to ask, whether they be about Alan Greenspan or the effect of globalization on the developing world. Economics is a crucial subject. There's no way to understand the important issues without it. Now, with Charles Wheelan's breezy tour, there's also no reason to fear it.

About the Author

Charles Wheelan is the author of the internationally best-selling Naked Economics and Naked Statistics and a former correspondent for The Economist, and founder of The Centrist Party. He teaches public policy and economics at Dartmouth College and lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his family.Burton G. Malkiel is the Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, dean of the Yale School of Management, and has served on the boards of several major corporations, including Vanguard and Prudential Financial. He is the chief investment officer of Wealthfront.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

Paul McFarland, January 29, 2008 (view all comments by Paul McFarland)
A wonderful book on the laws behind everyday headlines. From why sweatshops are good to the problems with used cars, this explains our economic system better than any of the popularizations that I have read. A must read for anyone who is not an Econ major.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(12 of 19 readers found this comment helpful)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393324860
Subtitle:
Undressing the Dismal Science
Author:
Wheelan, Charles J.
Foreword:
Malkiel, Burton G.
Author:
Malkiel, Burton G.
Author:
Wheelan, Charles
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Fully Revised and Updated
Series Volume:
108-52
Publication Date:
20030917
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in

Other books you might like

  1. Economics Explained: Everything You...
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist...
    Used Hardcover $8.50
  3. Free to Choose: A Personal Statement Used Mass Market $4.95
  4. The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #01)
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  5. The Second Treatsie of Government... Used Trade Paper $1.50

Related Subjects

Business » Featured Titles
Business » General
History and Social Science » Economics » General

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.50 In Stock
Product details 288 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393324860 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Finally! A book about economics that won't put you to sleep. In fact, you won't be able to put this one down.
"Synopsis" by , FINALLY! A book about economics that won't put you to sleep. In fact, you won't be able to put this one down. Naked Economics makes up for all of those Econ 101 lectures you slept through in college, demystifying key concepts, laying bare the truths behind the numbers, and answering those questions you have always been too embarrassed to ask, whether they be about Alan Greenspan or the effect of globalization on the developing world. Economics is a crucial subject. There's no way to understand the important issues without it. Now, with Charles Wheelan's breezy tour, there's also no reason to fear it.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.