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An ingeniously conceived tour of the global economy and all its key components, deconstructed piece by piece in 99 illuminating, full-color infographics
The economy is a complex, world-spanning, layer-upon-layer-upon-layer behemoth; one could argue that there’s almost nothing in our lives that isn’t in some way connected to the worlds of business and finance. And yet few of us truly understand it—even the world’s foremost economists can’t seem to agree on how it runs.
The Global Economy as You’ve Never Seen It shows how the economy works in 99 brilliantly illustrated infographics that everyone can understand. From labor to business to finance to theory, and from the things you buy and the way you buy them to the way everything is made, infographic specialist Jan Schwochow and author Thomas Ramge bring to life every facet of the economic web that makes the world go.
With its endlessly varied, information-rich visuals, this book invites us to see the economy differently—and to finally understand how it all fits together.
About the Authors
Thomas Ramge, author of The Global Economy as You’ve Never Seen It, writes for The Economist and is the technology correspondent of the German business magazine brand eins. He’s the author of 12 nonfiction books, for which he’s received numerous awards including the 2018 getAbstract International Book Award. He lives in Berlin.
Jan Schwochow, an infographic specialist, was the art director of Stern magazine’s infographics and today is the founder and CEO of the Infographics Group, which has received numerous awards. He’s the author of the bestsellers Understanding Germany and the 100 + 1 Facts series.
PRAISE FOR THE GERMAN EDITION
"An economic atlas for those who want to explore the complex world of economics and its protagonists."--The Standard
"A book that shows what business really is: full of colorful life. . . .Some graphics are so successful they ought to be hung in the living room."--Handelsblatt
ISBN: 9781615195176 ISBN-10: 1615195173 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 224 Published: 23rd October 2018 Publisher: Experiment LLC, The Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 35.4 x 26.5
Weight (kg): 1.65
Edition Number: 1