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by Tom Gorman MBA

Local or global, economic issues are on the public's mind-but making sense of supply and demand isn't so simple. This book explains in everyday terms how markets work, introducing the key players-consumers, business, and government-and using their behavior to illustrate basic theories and ideas. In addition, it coaches both general readers and students in the key concepts and analytical tools of macroeconomics and microeconomics, and teaches the dynamics of markets, consumer behavior, business investment, budgets and taxation, recession and expansions, unemployment and inflation, and more.
Download The Complete Idiot's Guide to Economics epub
ISBN: 0028644921
ISBN13: 978-0028644929
Category: Business
Subcategory: International
Author: Tom Gorman MBA
Language: English
Publisher: Alpha (July 1, 2003)
Pages: 352 pages
ePUB size: 1983 kb
FB2 size: 1248 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 590
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generation of new
As a non-economist, I very much enjoyed this author's explanations of fundamental economic concepts. I vaguely remembered a lot of this material from my Econ 101 course in college, but that was several years ago and I wanted to remind myself of some basics. I checked this book out of the library and found myself wanting to highlight so many passages that I decided to buy my own copy.

Gorman covers all the basic economic ideas that you would expect, but I was particularly impressed with his explanation of how money is created (Chapter 15), the effect of unions on the economy (Chapter 9), and key economic indicators and where to find them for myself (Chapter 20).

Something that might be a minor drawback for some people is the fact that this book was first published in 2003, back when Alan Greenspan was still Chairman of the Fed and we were not embroiled in our current economic crisis. Since I was looking for a refresher of basic economics this was not a concern for me, and I heartily recommend this book to others looking for such a refresher or introduction.
My husband and I have a hard time understanding economic issues - we got this book to go through together in hopes it will explain things we see on the news, etc.
Steel balls
Very easy to follow, and for those of us who are economically challenged, it lays out the macros and details in a way that make perfect sense. I am feeling like an economics major after reading this book.
A simple, introductory approach to Economics for those wanting to delve into the subject. I've read other books and this one had a much better flow into the subject matter.
This book was my decoder for the college ECON text book. I got an A in the class so I would recommend buying this book if you feel like you need some extra help in class.
Exactly what I expected
Well written