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His examples help bring the role of choices into perspective as they impact and guide the world's economies.
This book was a fairly easy read in part of my past understanding of basic economics and Wheelan's outstanding ability to inform the reader of the subject.
Readers on both the extreme left or right will be able to pick up certain issues in the book that they disagree with.
It seems to me that there is kind of a sub-genre of economics books in the vein of the Freakonomics series, which would include this book as well. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Brandon Whisenhunt
I knew nothing about economics before reading this book. But it was very easy to understand and very insightful.
Good book! Really does a fine job with a rather dry subject for most people.Published 16 days ago by Rebecca H. Clark
funny and a joy to read, i would have never thought that economics could be funny!Published 17 days ago by willy paulino
This book gave me a good general understanding about economics and how to think like an economist. Perfect for students in college or uni!Published 24 days ago by John
Hilarious! Such an easy read even if you are not familiar with economic concepts. I had to read this for a micro economics class and I loved it, it made understand the class... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Crisitna Tunon
I thought Mr. Wheelan wrote a very engaging primer for Economics. He presents a dry, boring topic (at least that's what I recall from my one economics class) in a vibrant manner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael Gregory
Felt like I was maximizing my utility as I read this book throughout. Great reading, I recommend for business students as their Economics primer.Published 1 month ago by Reid Harrod Jr
A great job at explaining the basic concepts that underlie Econ 101. He loses a star for propagating an ahistorical viewpoint about poverty, social capitol, and politics.Published 2 months ago by Alethea