Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work) in Words and Pictures

February 26, 2014

economix how our economy worksFrom the publisher:

Stimulus plans: good or bad? Free markets: How free are they? Jobs: Can we afford them? Occupy Wall Street . . . worldwide! Everybody’s talking about the economy, but how can we, the people, understand what Wall Street or Washington knows—or say they know? Read Economix. With clear, witty writing and quirky, accessible art, this important and timely graphic novel transforms “the dismal science” of economics into a fun, fact-filled story about human nature and our attempts to make the most of what we’ve got… and sometimes what our neighbors have got. Economix explains it all, from the beginning of Western economic thought, to markets free and otherwise, to economic failures, successes, limitations, and future possibilities.

Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work) in Words and Pictures, by Michael Goodwin ; illustrated by  Dan E. Burr. New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012. 304 p. ISBN 9780810988392 (pbk.)

For more information on the availability of this title from the University of Toronto Libraries catalogue, click here.

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