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Last edited by jeanhelms
September 8, 2023 | History


Joined September 8, 2023

Students who are studying Economics from scratch often need help with their homework. At times when they require economics homework help, special services or reading books dedicated to this topic can be helpful. Below, I would like to give you a list of books that can help you understand economics better.

Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt, an economist and journalist, penned this primer on neoclassical economics, which delves into the motivations of buyers and sellers. The book made its debut in 1946. Terms like taxes, production, inflation, and other are defined by the author.

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
The classic writings of classical political economy are what this book by Adam Smith, one of the fathers of economic theory as a science, refers to. The author discusses the origins of capital, the rise in prosperity throughout societies, and the necessity of boosting worker output.

Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber
Anthropologist David Graeber examines the nature of commodity-money connections prior to the widespread use of coins. He demonstrates that class distinctions between debtors and creditors existed long before money did.

The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy by Mervyn King
The most "explosive" connection of the market economy, in the opinion of former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King, is the banking system. The book contains the author's introspective consideration of this phenomenon and potential responses to it.

Freakonomics by Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt
The authors of this book have a deep understanding of the economic motivations underlying people's everyday behaviors.

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
"Slow" thinking, which "turns on" when doing things like problem solving, is discussed by Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman in the book, whereas "fast" thinking, which is performed subconsciously, is not.

Economic Facts and Fallacies by Thomas Sowell
Economist Thomas Sowell discusses the widespread misunderstandings of economics and how they impact people's perspectives on the world's most pressing issues. The book can be read by anyone without any prerequisites.

The Rise and Fall of Nations by Ruchir Sharma
In his book, Morgan Stanley's head of Emerging Markets, Ruchir Sharma, lays out ten guidelines for evaluating a country's economic outlook. It uses population growth rates, inflation rates, GDP growth rates, and other key data to make its projections.

Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural Economics by Richard Thaler
The book is about the revolutionary idea that predictable, error-prone individuals are the primary link in the economy, which Nobel winner Richard Thaler has devoted his career to studying.

Thinking Strategically by Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff
The authors explain the fundamentals of strategic thinking and demonstrate effective applications in a variety of contexts. Dozens of case studies are included from many fields, such as industry, sports, film, politics, and even gambling.

I've also found some new old economics books here that I want to read. What books have you read to better understand a subject like economics?

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