How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes

ISBN-10: 047052670X

ISBN-13: 9780470526705

Edition: 2010

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An engaging introduction to the fundamental elements of an economyHow an Economy Grows and Why it Doesn′t uses illustration, humor, and accessible storytelling to explain complex topics of economic growth and monetary systems. In it, economic expert and bestselling author, Peter Schiff, presents economics in two informative, yet thoroughly entertaining tales.Expanding on two tales previously published by Schiff′s father, a trader and financial expert, this book takes complex economic issues and distills them into a rousing allegory. With wit and humor, Schiff explains the roots of economic growth, the uses of capital, the destructive nature of consumer credit, and many other topical principles of economic theory. From Peter Schiff, the bestselling author of Crash Proof, this new book is An insightfully illustrated book that both entertains and educates readers about our economic system and A guide to understanding the concepts of risk, creation of capital assets, return, consumption, saving, and borrowingThe tales told here may sound simple enough, but they will leave you with a powerful understanding of How an Economy Grows and Why it Doesn′t.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Andrew Schiff lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author's Note
Introduction
An Idea is Born
Sharing The Wealth
The Many Uses of Credit
Economic Expansion
Prosperity Loves Company
Put it in the Vault
Infrastructure and Trade
A Republic is Born
Government Gets Creative
Shrinking Fish
A Lifeline From Afar
The Service Sector Steps Up
Closing the Fish Window
The Hut Glut
The Hut Rut
Stepping on the Gas
The Fish Hit the Fan
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About the Illustrator
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