Man Vs. Markets: Economics Explained (plain And Simple) by Paddy HirschMan Vs. Markets: Economics Explained (plain And Simple) by Paddy Hirsch

Man Vs. Markets: Economics Explained (plain And Simple)

byPaddy Hirsch

Paperback | August 28, 2012

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Man Vs. Markets by Paddy Hirsch of NPR’s “Marketplace” is economics explained, pure and simple, for the layperson who wouldn’t know a “bond” from an “option,” and who believes that a “future” is when we’ll all have flying cars. Here is an illuminating, insightful, and wonderfully witty journey of discovery through the often confusing financial markets, offering clear, relatable explanations and definitions of the system’s various instruments, yet less simplistically than the popular ...for Dummies series. Man Vs. Markets is a must-read handbook for everyday investors, serious students of finance and economics, and everyone who wants to understand what they’re reading when they open their newspapers to the business section.
Paddy Hirsch is a senior producer at American Public Media's business radio program,Marketplace. He is the creator of the acclaimed and popularMarketplaceWhiteboard, which was a Webby honoree in 2009, and has been featured on network and public broadcast television. He recently completed a Knight Fellowship in Journalism at Stanford Un...
Title:Man Vs. Markets: Economics Explained (plain And Simple)Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.56 inPublished:August 28, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062196650

ISBN - 13:9780062196651

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“Why can’t more financial books be this fun to read? Man vs. Markets deconstructs economic theory in a way that makes learning more fun than you ever expected.”