Something went wrong. Delightfully presented, powerful, insightful, and important information. Clear without being simplistic, one of the most accessible accounts of the evolution of economics thought I have seen so far. Often, customers come in to talk as much as read, and there's no limit to the topics: relationships, politics, business, jobs, games, or anything else that may be on a visitor's mind. For classroom or independent learning, the series is created for students of all ages, and stimulates curiosity and raises awareness of careers in economics and finance. That’s a plus. Reviewed in the United States on March 26, 2018. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. : A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes. For a guy like me who has virtually no background in the subject, the information is somewhat unsettling but expected (a lot of the information has been mentioned-in-passing on radio, television, and various printed media. I was amazed at how it was able to present such a complex subject in such a simple intuitive and most importantly objective way. see review. I’m not sure how and what sparked my interest in economics, perhaps it was Kathryn Tanner’s Economy of Grace or the fact that I’m disillusioned by both capitalism and communism or the fact that I am in near constant financial crisis (aka, the normal graduate student life and post-American-college-with-their-stupid-student-debt). There's a problem loading this menu right now. Follow the link to the best comic book information on YouTube. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The illustrations are by Dan E. Burr, and the lettering is by Debra Freiberg. . by Yoram Bauman Ph.D. (Author), Grady Klein (Illustrator) › Visit Amazon's Grady Klein Page. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). 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After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. it is not too large. Easy to read. Please try again. Does go into economic theory but its strength lies in reviewing policies implemented in the USA. — David Bach, author of Debt Free for Life and The Automatic Millionaire, “Goodwin has done the seemingly impossible–he has made economics comprehensible and funny.” To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This comic does not attempt to explain economics from a theoretical point of view. Reviewed in the United States on October 3, 2019. Here are simple, illustrated 2- and 3-page lessons introducing the reader to economic basics: the market, division of labor, supply-and-demand, capital savings, stockholders, profits, monopolies, and lawful vs. unlawful (counterfeit paper) money. something about its presentation just draws people in. Economix is published by Abrams Comic Arts. It's a joy to read, with lots of funny, and deep, observations worthy of a classic text on economics. This book should be required reading to all people in the world. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume I: Microeconomics. These are available to license for books, magazines, merchandise, newsletters, presentations and websites. Learn more about the program. has been added to your Cart. This book does an excellent job explaining complex economic theory, using the comic book format to help illustrate tricky subjects but making them very easy to understand. But the fact remains, that knowledge always helped push the dark side and light the darkness. Trans-Pacific Partnership, “I just cannot stress enough how amazing this book is.” I really enjoyed reading the book. What a fun way to fathom a deep and often dark subject” Unable to add item to List. As such, it teaches more because of its perspective, rather than being limited by it. Everyone remotely interested in how the economy ended up being what it is today, and what it's likely to become tomorrow, needs to spend the couple of hours "reading" this book. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 3, 2015, Brilliant - Not at all a text book, but I did A Level Economics a few years back, and wish I'd had this - would certainly have made life easier Strongly recommend to anyone with an interest in the subject. Behold:, All original content © 2009-2019 by Michael Goodwin. I'll buy at least another copy to give to someone else, it's a superb book. This book gave me the basic economic understanding I was looking for to make sense of the world today.