The Undercover Economist Strikes Back

  • by Tim Harford
  • Narrated by Cameron Stewart, Gavin Osborn
  • 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A million listeners bought The Undercover Economist to get the lowdown on how economics works on a small scale, in our everyday lives. Since then, economics has become big news. Crises, austerity, riots, bonuses - all are in the headlines all the time. But how does this large-scale economic world really work? What would happen if we cancelled everyone's debt? How do you create a job? Will the BRIC countries take over the world?
Asking - among many other things - what the future holds for the Euro, why the banks are still paying record bonuses, and where government borrowing will take us, in The Undercover Economist Strikes Back, Tim Harford returns with his trademark clarity and wit to explain what's really going on - and what it means for us all.


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useful even for PhD economist

This is not one of those disgraceful economics textbooks, which present macro theories as some kind of truths or laws of nature. It is quite a comprehensive and coherent review of most important macro topics, which clearly hilights the complexity and uncertainty about how economy works and at the same time helps to form opinion about various macroeconokics issues.
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- G. Blazys

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-29-2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK