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Series: Heads up
Publication Date: 16 Jan 2017
Subject: Social sciences
Suitable for: Secondary
An introduction to the economy, money, markets and trade.
Does money make the world go round? Can money buy happiness? What would happen if a bank simply printed more money?
Who decides what something's worth? Do you really have any control over how you spend your money? Economics is full of big questions that apply to all parts of our lives, from buying clothes or computers to saving for the future.
This is the perfect introduction, detailing the great thinkers and revolutionary ideas that have changed economics over time. If you've ever had money on your mind, this is the book for you.
p6 A world of money
p8 What do economists do?
p12 Show me the money
p30 What's it worth?
p64 Does money make the world go round?
p98 Can money buy happiness?
p124 What's in my pocket?
p148 Directory of economics
p156 Index and acknowledgements