Seven books to learn economics in 2020

The economy has gone from being a topic that seemed only reserved for specialists, to being present in the daily conversations of many citizens. Surely, on more than one occasion, whether in a chat with friends or a family dinner, you have seen yourself talking about the risk premium, public debt, the deficit or the financial market, among other topics. If this 2020 you have proposed to better understand what is behind all these terms so present in our day to day life, take advantage of these books to learn economics without having to be an expert. Basic Economics, by Thomas Sowell It is a classic of books to learn economics. It is a manual for those who want to understand how this science works, in a simple way and away from mathematical formulas or complicated equations. With a pleasant and easy-to-read style, it allows any type of reader to understand how economics works, regardless of their academic training or degree of knowledge of this discipline. Economic Psychology, by Richard H. Tahler Richard H. Thaler, Nobel Laureate in Economics in 2017, talks to us in this book about how human beings do not always act guided by rational criteria and are prone to making mistakes. Our desires, values, fears, prejudices or affections, for example, clearly influence our assessment and judgment of things, as well as our decision-making both when buying an alarm clock or applying for a mortgage. Very enjoyable and educational. Basic Finance Compendium, by Ramón A. Ramos Arriagada, Juana F. Rosario Díaz, Jaime de Pablo Valenciano Very useful both for those who want to start a business, entrepreneurs or financial managers, and for those who want to establish their basic knowledge about economics or want to acquire basic knowledge. This manual is based on concepts, techniques and models of the financial management of the company and with it you will learn different techniques, as well as different models in which to apply them. It will also allow you to delve into aspects related to financing decisions, futures and derivatives markets, and to analyze investment decisions Fundamentals of Economics, by Paul Krugman, Robin Wells, and Kathryn Graddy A reference manual for numerous economics teachers around the world, it explains economic concepts and their practical applications with a didactic approach. In addition, this third edition incorporates recent success stories and a chapter on the financial crisis. It also has the endorsement that one of its authors is Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008 for his theories on trade and economic geography.

How the economy works for Dummies, by Leopoldo Abadía This book approaches economics from the perspective of someone who is not an economist. The author uses his humor and common sense to explain what the economy is and how it works, on a national and global scale, so the reading will be enjoyable as well as instructive. Inflation, the role of banks, the impact of IMF decisions on your pocket, the economic crisis and its causes, unemployment, or tips to save, are some of the topics addressed in this publication. In addition, everything is staged in a small invented town, San Quirico, which represents on a small scale a global system that could be today’s society. Business Economics Business economics, by Juan Manuel Soriano, Juan Antonio Torrents, María Carmen García and Jesús Viscarri From a very pedagogical perspective, this book will bring you closer to the main concepts of economics, but also of law.

The objective is none other than to give a global vision of business management, through an adaptation of theoretical knowledge to today’s ever-changing social reality. A book designed by and for the seller. Economy and business Finally! A book designed by and for the seller, by Jesús María Fernández Acebes. As you can imagine from the title, it is more focused on the field of sales, but you cannot forget that it is a fundamental field because, ultimately, it is on which the survival of any company depends.

Therefore, in this book, the only protagonist is the salesperson. On the one hand, it seeks to sensitize the company about the relevance of this profile and the importance it should give in its structure. And, on the other, it tries to convey to the seller the value of his work, without which the company could not survive. As you can see, knowing the economy in a basic way is available to anyone and should be a must for everyone. And it is that understanding the fundamental pillars and some key concepts of this field can help you in an important way in your daily life, as well as in the management of your domestic economy.

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