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Cartoon Introduction to Economics

Volume One: Microeconomics

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Cartoon Introduction to Economics by Grady Klein
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Description

Bauman has put the 'comedy' into 'economy' at comedy clubs and universities around the country and around the world (his "Principles of Economics, Translated" is a YouTube cult classic). As an educator at both the university and high school levels, he has learned how to make economics relevant to today's world and today's students. As Google's chief economist, Hal Varian, wrote, 'You don't need a brand-new economics. You just need to see the really cool stuff, the material they didn't get to when you studied economics'. "The Cartoon Introduction to Economics" is all about integrating the really cool stuff into an overview of the entire discipline of microeconomics, from decision trees to game trees to taxes and thinking at the margin. Rendering the cool stuff fun is the artistry of the illustrator and lauded graphic novelist Klein. Panel by panel, page by page, he puts comics into economics. So if the vertiginous economy or a dour professor's 600-page econ textbook has you desperate for a fun, factual guide to economics, reach for "The Cartoon Introduction to Economics" and let the collaborative genius of the Klein-Bauman team walk you through an entire introductory microeconomics course.

Author Biography

A freelance cartoonist, illustrator, and animator, Grady Klein is the creator of the Lost Colony series of graphic novels. An environmental economist at the University of Washington (and a part-time teacher at Seattle's Lakeside High School), Yoram Bauman, PhD, is the world's first and only stand-up economist.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations throughout
Imprint
Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Pages
224
Dimensions
180x255x17
ISBN-13
9780809094813
Product ID
3503359

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