Score: 4.5
From 115 Ratings

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)


  • Author: Charles Wheelan
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • Genre: Economics
  • File Size: 1696262 Bytes


"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, inc...

Score: 3.5
From 129 Ratings

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data


  • Author: Charles Wheelan
  • Release Date : 2013-01-07
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • File Size: 5674894 Bytes


A New York Times bestseller "Brilliant, funny…the best math teacher you never had." —San Francisco ChronicleOnce 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 w...

Naked Economics
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

Naked Economics


  • Author : Charles J. Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393049825


Naked Economics Book Description :

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
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393337648


Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated Book Description :

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

Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393356946


Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Book Description :

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 ...

Naked Economics  Undressing the Dismal Science  Fully Revised and Updated
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393079759


Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated Book Description :

"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, inc...

Naked Money

Naked Money


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393353737


Naked Money Book Description :

"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 Economics  Undressing the Dismal Science  Fully Revised and Updated
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393337648


Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science Fully Revised and Updated Book Description :

Seeks to provide an engaging and comprehensive primer to economics that explains key concepts without technical jargon and using common-sense examples....

The Armchair Economist  revised and updated May 2012
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Armchair Economist revised and updated May 2012


  • Author : Steven E. Landsburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416587255


The Armchair Economist revised and updated May 2012 Book Description :

The extensively revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, The Armchair Economist—“a delightful compendium of quotidian examples illustrating important economic and financial theories” (The Journal of Finance). In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, he applies economic theory to today’s most pressing concerns, answering a diverse range of daring questions, such as: Why are seat belts deadly? Why do celebrity endorsements sell products? Why are failed executives paid so much? Who should bear the cost of oil spills? Do government deficits matter? How is workplace safety bad for workers? What’s wrong with the local foods movement? Which rich people can’t be taxed? Why is...

Naked Statistics  Stripping the Dread from the Data
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data


  • Author : Charles Wheelan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2013-01-07
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393089820


Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data Book Description :

“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 throug...

Summary of Charles Wheelan   s Naked Economics by Milkyway Media

Summary of Charles Wheelan s Naked Economics by Milkyway Media


  • Author : Milkyway Media
  • Publisher : Milkyway Media
  • Release Date : 2018-08-31
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Summary of Charles Wheelan s Naked Economics by Milkyway Media Book Description :

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....

Debunking Economics
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Debunking Economics


  • Author : Steve Keen
  • Publisher : Zed Books
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1856499928


Debunking Economics Book Description :

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....