Grasp the history, principles, theories, and termilogy of ecomics with this updated bestseller Since the initial publication of Ecomics For Dummies in 2005, the U.S. has endured a number of drastic changes and events that sent its ecomy into a tailspin. This newly revised edition presents updated material about the recent financial crisis and the steps taken to repair it. Packed with refreshed information and relevant new examples from today's ecomy, it gives you a straightforward, easy-to-grasp understanding of how the ecomy functions-and how it influences personal finances. * New information on deciphering consumer behavior * Refresh coverage of fiscal and monetary policies * A new chapter on health care policy and the financial crisis Presenting complex theories in simple terms and helping you decode the jargon, understand the equations, and debunk the common misconceptions, Ecomics For Dummies tackles the topic in terms you can understand.
Sean Flynn, PhD, is an assistant professor of economics at Scripps College in Claremont, California. He is an active resource on the topic of economics in both the academic community and the media. He has been a guest expert on NPR and has been interviewed for articles on Forbes.com.