Everything you need to know about economics in 140 characters or less. Tweetonomics pecks a hole in the jargon and explains the 140 most important economic terms and concepts in 20 tweets or less. Tweetonomics uses plain English and flies straight to the point.
The book is divided into nine chapters, covering such important issues as globalisation, boom & bust, overseas development, green economics and the everyday workings of national economies. It also gives an overview of the big economic ideas of the past 150 years and the people who shaped them.
About the Authors
Katie Huston studied journalism at the University of Massachusetts and took her Masters in Global Political Economy at Sussex University. She's written for publications from the Boston Globe to the Cape Town Globalist, and worked as a consultant for the Economic Policy Research Institute of South Africa.
Nic Compton has been a journalist for 16 years, contributing to a variety of publications. He completed an MA in Global Political Economy at Sussex University, UK in 2007–09 and is the author or co-author of nine books.
Adam Fishwick is currently a D Phil researcher at the University of Sussex, UK, studying Latin American Political Economy. He works for the Centre for Global Political Economy and has a Master’s degree in Global Political Economy.
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st October 2010
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Dimensions (cm): 18.500 x 11.500 x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.195