Naked Economics
Author : Charles J. Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2002
Total pages :260
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0393049825
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Seeks to provide a genuinely engaging and comprehensive primer to economics that explains key concepts without technical jargon and using common-sense examples. 15,000 first printing.

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2010-04-19
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0393079759
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"Clear, concise, informative, witty and, believe it or not, entertaining." —Chicago Tribune Finally! A book about economics that won’t put you to sleep. In fact, you won’t be able to put this bestseller down. In our challenging economic climate, this perennial favorite of students and general readers is more than a good read, it’s a necessary investment—with a blessedly sure rate of return. Demystifying buzzwords, laying bare the truths behind oft-quoted numbers, and answering the questions you were always too embarrassed to ask, the breezy Naked Economics gives readers the tools they need to engage with pleasure and confidence in the deeply relevant, not so dismal science. This revised and updated edition adds commentary on hot topics, including the current economic crisis, globalization, the economics of information, the intersection of economics and politics, and the history—and future—of the Federal Reserve.

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2010-04-19
Total pages :354
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780393337648
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Seeks to provide an engaging and comprehensive primer to economics that explains key concepts without technical jargon and using common-sense examples.

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2003-09-17
Total pages :260
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0393324869
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Seeks to provide a genuinely engaging and comprehensive primer to economics that explains key concepts without technical jargon and using common-sense examples. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2019-01-01
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780393356946
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International bestseller "Clear, concise, informative, [and] witty." —Chicago Tribune At last! A new edition of the economics book that won’t put you to sleep. In fact, you won’t be able to put this bestseller down. In our challenging economic climate, this perennial favorite of students and general readers is more than a good read, it’s a necessary investment—with a blessedly sure rate of return. This revised and updated edition includes commentary on hot topics such as automation, trade, income inequality, and America’s rising debt. Ten years after the financial crisis, Naked Economics examines how policymakers managed the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Demystifying buzzwords, laying bare the truths behind oft-quoted numbers, and answering the questions you were always too embarrassed to ask, the breezy Naked Economics gives you the tools to engage with pleasure and confidence in the deeply relevant, not so dismal science.

Summary of Charles Wheelan’s Naked Economics by Milkyway Media
Author : Milkyway Media
Publisher : Milkyway Media
Release :2018-08-31
Total pages :15
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN :
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Naked Economics: Understanding the Dismal Science (2002, 2010) by Charles Wheelan offers a general introduction to the principles of economics. Putting economic principles into practice is often difficult to accomplish because the correct actions for stability and progress are often counterintuitive. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

Shutterbabe
Author : Deborah Copaken Kogan
Publisher : Villard
Release :2001-03-10
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0375506551
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What if the protagonist in that age-old tale—boy goes to war, comes back a man—were a female? Shutterbabe, Deborah Copaken Kogan's remarkable debut, is just that: the story of a twenty-two-year-old girl from Potomac, Maryland, who goes off to photograph wars and comes back, four years and one too many adventures later, a woman. In 1988, fresh out of Harvard, Kogan moved to Paris with a small backpack, a couple of cameras, the hubris of a superhero, and a strong thirst for danger. She wanted to see what a war would look like when seen from up close, to immerse herself in a world where the gun is God. Naïvely, she figured it would be easy to filter death through the prism of her wide-angle lens. She was dead wrong. Within weeks of arriving in Paris, after knocking on countless photo agency doors and begging to be sent where the action was, Kogan found herself on the back of a truck in Afghanistan, her tiny frame veiled from head to toe, the only woman — and the only journalis — in a convoy of rebel freedom fighters. Kogan had not actually planned on shooting the Afghan war alone. However, the beguiling French photographer she'd entrusted with both her itinerary and her heart turned out to be as dangerously unpredictable as, well, a war. It is the saga of both her relationship with this French-man and her assignment in Afghanistan that fuels the first of Shutterbabe's six page-turning chapters, each covering a different corner of the globe and each ultimately linked to the man Kogan was involved with at the time. From Zim-babwe to Romania, from Russia to Haiti, Kogan takes her readers on a heartbreaking yet surprisingly hilarious journey through a mine-strewn decade, her personal battles against sexism, battery, and even rape blending seamlessly with the historical struggles of war, revolution, and unfathomable abuse it was her job to record. In the end, what was once adventurous to the girl began to weigh heavily on the woman. Though her photographs were often splashed across the front pages of international newspapers and magazines, though she was finally accepted into photojournalism's macho fraternity, with each new assignment, with each new affair, Kogan began to feel there was something more she was after. Ultimately, what she discovered in herself was a person -- a woman — for whom life, not death, is the one true adventure to be cherished above all.

Naked Money
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Release :2017-04-11
Total pages :348
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0393353737
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"The best-selling author of Naked Statistics and Naked Economics explores the colorful world of money and banking to answer such questions as how money creation is used to counter financial crises, why the shared European currency has caused so much trouble and how Bitcoin will impact the future."--NoveList.

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
Author : Charles Wheelan
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2013-01-07
Total pages :302
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780393089820
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“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests? How does Netflix know which movies you’ll like? What is causing the rising incidence of autism? As best-selling author Charles Wheelan shows us in Naked Statistics, the right data and a few well-chosen statistical tools can help us answer these questions and more. For those who slept through Stats 101, this book is a lifesaver. Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details and focuses on the underlying intuition that drives statistical analysis. He clarifies key concepts such as inference, correlation, and regression analysis, reveals how biased or careless parties can manipulate or misrepresent data, and shows us how brilliant and creative researchers are exploiting the valuable data from natural experiments to tackle thorny questions. And in Wheelan’s trademark style, there’s not a dull page in sight. You’ll encounter clever Schlitz Beer marketers leveraging basic probability, an International Sausage Festival illuminating the tenets of the central limit theorem, and a head-scratching choice from the famous game show Let’s Make a Deal—and you’ll come away with insights each time. With the wit, accessibility, and sheer fun that turned Naked Economics into a bestseller, Wheelan defies the odds yet again by bringing another essential, formerly unglamorous discipline to life.

Debunking Economics
Author : Steve Keen
Publisher : Zed Books
Release :2001
Total pages :335
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1856499928
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Debunking Economics argues that economic theory is not only unpalatable, but wrong: many of the cherished notions of conventional economics are based on reasoning that is internally inconsistent.