Introducing Economics (Paperback)

A Graphic Guide (Introducing (Icon Books))

By David Orrell, Borin Van Loon (Illustrator)

Icon Books, 9781848312159, 174pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2011

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Description

Today, economics is everywhere, and it's never been more popular-- as bestselling books such as Freakonomics attest. But what is economics really about? What do the great economists think, and what can economics do for us today? David Orrell explains all in Introducing's trademark intelligent style, accompanied by brilliant illustrations from Borin van Loon.

David Orrell is a Canadian mathematician who lives in Oxford, the university from which he received his doctorate. His previous book was Economyths (Icon, 2010).

Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter, and collagist.



About the Author

David Orrell: David Orrell is a Canadian mathematician who lives in Oxford, the university from which he received his doctorate. His work in the prediction of complex systems such as the weather and climate has been featured in New Scientist, the Financial Times, BBC Radio and CBC TV. He was a finalist in the 2007 Canadian Science Writers' Association book award. His most recent book was Economyths (Icon, 2010).