A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy

A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy

Eighty-one Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World

Book - 2001
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In a time of rapid change in the world economy, this fascinating, concise, and user-friendly primer is the most reliable tool for keeping track of what's happening. 

What is the new economy? What is globalization? Is the euro the final seal on European Union? How is e-commerce transforming our world beyond economics? What is virtual money, and does it have real value? How do social concerns and societal ills (drugs, poverty, AIDS, endangered natural resources) play a part in the rapidly changing world economy? What are multinationals, and do they signal the end of nationalism? These and many other pertinent issues are addressed in an enlightening and entertaining handbook for those who want to be economically literate (and who doesn't?).
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.
Edition: 3rd Vintage Books ed. --
ISBN: 9780375725791
0375725792
Characteristics: xviii, 232 p. :,ill., maps.
Alternative Title: World economy

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