visión de conjunto:Críticas This entertaining and informative volume will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers at and above a high-school reading level. - Booklist Editors' Choice: Reference Sources[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include especially for visual learners. - Examiner.comThe Economics Book takes a unique approach to elucidating this often murky subject through well-written entries. The book's brilliance lies in its packaging of economic theory into easily digestible essays. Overall this book will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers at and above a high-school reading level. - Booklist *Starred Review Reseña del editor From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes to the top economic thought leaders of today The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work. Easy-to-follow graphics succinct quotations and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.Employing DK's trademark visual approach The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science.2014 The Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award Winner Biografía del autor DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House formed on July 1 2013. DK publishes highly visual photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages with offices in Delhi London Melbourne Munich New York and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform enrich and entertain readers of all ages and everything DK publishes whether print or digital embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides history science nature sport gardening cookery and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body to homework help and craft activities together with an impressive list of licensing titles including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games video gaming publishers as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.