How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes: Two Tales of the Economy

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Hardcover, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2010, ISBN13 9780470526705, ISBN10 047052670X
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Hardcover, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2010, ISBN13 9780470526705, ISBN10 047052670X

"How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes" uses illustration, humor, and accessible storytelling to explain complex topics of economic growth and monetary systems. In it, economic expert and bestselling author of Crash Proof, Peter Schiff teams up with his brother Andrew to apply their signature "take no prisoners" logic to expose the glaring fallacies that have become so ingrained in our country's economic conversation.

Inspired by "How an Economy Grows and Why It Doesn?t"?a previously published book by the Schiffs? father Irwin, a widely published economist and activist?"How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes"?incorporates the spirit of the original while tackling the latest economic issues.With wit and humor, the Schiffs explain the roots of economic growth, the uses of capital, the destructive nature of consumer credit, the source of inflation, the importance of trade, savings, and risk, and many other topical principles of economics.

The tales told here may appear simple of the surface, but they will leave you with a powerful understanding of "How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes."

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Number of Pages: 233
Original Languages: English
Author: Leach, Brendan ,  Schiff, Peter D. ,  Schiff, Andrew J.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication Date: May, 2010
ISBN-13: 9780470526705
Digital Video Formats: Hardcover
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.50 x 1.00 IN
ISBN-10: 047052670X
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Outstanding book! Unfortunately, it wasn't ever read by President Obama.

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