What is wrong with our economy, Why Does It Matter And What we need to change?
Is the mounting debt going to mean doom and gloom for future generations? What, exactly, does the economy have to do with our problems anyway? Economics is not only for academics and Wall Street. If you're curious about how the economy is dysfunctional and want to learn about the solutions, this book will guide you through the essentials, laying out the basic concepts and issues causing most of the worlds problems, from automation and poverty to inequality and debt, and more.
Packed with eye-opening information, key concepts, and need-to-know terms, this easy-to-read primer lets you explore solutions to economic problems at your own pace. Get a straightforward overview of the economy that's stripped of overwhelming jargon, so you can gain a deeper understanding of what the world needs write now as it applies to everyday life. You'll review important background on economic solutions—from demand-side theories to the main obstacles holding demand back—so you can develop your own conclusions.
Hacking the American Economy features:
An overview of monetary policy and how it operates
A review of broad themes—like taxes, inequality, and jobs—as they apply to everyday life
Explorations of business and what makes them hire
Useful solutions and real-world stories that help you be informed to solve the worlds problems and your own