What You Need to Know About: Economics : What You Need to Know About

  • by George Buckley, Sumeet Desai
  • Narrated by Colin Mace
  • Series: What You Need to Know About
  • 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Economics matters. But with confusing things like GDP and interest rates, it’s often hard to get you head around. So what do you really need to know about economics?
Find out:
What economic growth is and why it matters
How inflation happens
How jobs are created and lost
How the property market works
What central banks do and how it affects the rest of us
The impact of government spending on the economy
What You Need to Know About Economics cuts through the theory to help you to do your job and understand the world around you better.

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Most Helpful

Exactly what the title says!

I was expecting a dry and boring book, instead I've enjoyed every minute of it. Excellent listen! Gives you a complete understanding of the key principles of economics, and what is happening in the world right now. Packed with information, so in order to absorb everything, I've had to re-listen some parts over. But that's probably because I was driving at the moment. And last, but not least the narration is superb! Would definitely recommend this book.
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- Max

Satisfying, introductory, British

This book does go into international topics, but is England-centric. Nevertheless I found it useful as an introduction, and easy to listen to.
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- Phil O.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-13-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios