Think Like an Economist
From ancient barter systems through the Industrial Revolution and the emergence of modern globalization, the field of economics is central to the way we organize and live our lives. This informative volume is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this vital subject for readers. It looks at questions concerning such fundamental concepts as goods and services and supply and demand. The thoughtful text investigates how economics can be used to improve humanity's living standards and ultimately make the world a better place for all.