Wide range of books on Economics at Amazon
If you want to develop a deeper understanding of the economy and the related concepts or want to have a knowledgeable opinion about the latest economic happenings then go through these highly informative books to enhance your meagre bank of information on economics and start your journey to economic enlightenment.
Whether it is the Greek economic crisis and their not so fair deal with the European Union or the predicted plunge of the Russian and Ukrainian economy, the positive development boom and credit stress created by cheaper barrels of our most precious resource-oil, or the impact of a slow growth year for China and what it will mean for the rest of the world, or Euro zone’s battle with deflation and the delayed spending plans of both businesses and consumers that it will trigger; if all these talks seems like jargons to you, reading these books will ensure that you are able to make much more sense out of these jargons.
Some of these books answer questions pertaining to the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few, analyze an impressive amount of data traversing two whole centuries and give an insight into the reasons behind economic inequality in today’s society. These books also explain why we have not faced the disastrous consequences stemming from economic disparity as predicted by Karl Marx.
Economics books at Amazon
Out of all these notable reads, Adam Smith’s masterpiece ‘The Wealth of Nations’, in the niche of economic analysis deserves a special mention. This book was originally published in the 1776, the same year as the ‘Declaration of Independence’. This brilliant piece of economic literature gives the reader an overview of the work that set the tempo of the manner in which governments and individuals observe the creation and dispersion of wealth. It also includes theories that are the basis of the capitalist system in a witty manner. The ‘Wealth of Nations’ was the first and according to many critics, still is the most poignant and stirring account of the functioning of the market economy.
Another noteworthy mention is the winner of the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award winner – ‘The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon’ by Brad Stone, a book which chronicles the ambitious endeavour of Amazon into the then unchartered territory of online megastores. A few other popular reads in this category include ‘Capital in the 21st Century’ by Thomas Piketty and Arthur Goldhammer, Shweta Punj’s ‘Why I Failed: Lessons from Leaders’, Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s ‘Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets’ and ‘Breakout nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles’ by Ruchir Sharma amongst others.