Economics for Dummies, 3rd Edition

  • 16h 35m 11s
  • Sean Masaki Flynn
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

The economy is always changing, but some things are eternal! Economics for Dummies, 3rd Edition, gives you everything you need to understand our rapidly evolving economy as well as the basics that never change. What's the best way to fight poverty? How can governments boost employment and wage growth? What can be done to protect endangered species and the environment?

This book answers all of those questions in simple language while tracking with a traditional introductory economics class. Following in the steps of the first and second editions, the thoroughly updated 3rd Edition is a useful study guide and supplement to any high school or college level economics class.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: What Economics is and Why You Should Care
  • Chapter 2: Cookies or Ice Cream? Exploring Consumer Choices
  • Chapter 3: Producing Stuff to Maximize Happiness
  • Chapter 4: Supply and Demand Made Easy
  • Chapter 5: Introducing Homo Economicus, Utility-Maximizing Consumer
  • Chapter 6: The Core of Capitalism: The Profit-Maximizing Firm
  • Chapter 7: Why Economists Love Free Markets and Competition
  • Chapter 8: Monopolies: Bad Behavior without Competition
  • Chapter 9: Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition: Middle Grounds
  • Chapter 10: Property Rights and Wrongs
  • Chapter 11: Asymmetric Information and Public Goods
  • Chapter 12: Health Economics and Healthcare Finance
  • Chapter 13: Behavioral Economics: Investigating Irrationality
  • Chapter 14: How Economists Measure the Macroeconomy
  • Chapter 15: Inflation Frustration: Why More Money Isn't Always Good
  • Chapter 16: Understanding Why Recessions Happen
  • Chapter 17: Fighting Recessions with Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Chapter 18: Grasping Origins and Effects of Financial Crises
  • Chapter 19: Ten Seductive Economics Fallacies
  • Chapter 20: Ten Economic Ideas to Hold Dear
  • Chapter 21: Ten (Or So) Famous Economists