Want to learn about economics? Then here we have a gold mine of knowledge for you. We have picked some of the best books written on the Economy. These books will help you to understand the concepts of the economy from basic to advance. And you will also understand why and how the economy fails or go down and how it grows.
Some books will help you to understand the brain systems and many things about the economy. Must add some of the books into your reading list, in which you are very much interested.
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is the debut non-fiction book by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner. It was published on April 12, 2005, by William Morrow.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
Thinking, Fast and Slow is a Bestselling Publication Printed in 2011 from Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate Daniel Kahneman.
The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford
The Undercover Economist is a Publication by Tim Harford published in 2005 by Little, Brown. The book offers an introduction to fundamentals of economics, including demand-supply interactions, market failures, externalities, globalisation, international trade and comparative advantage.
23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism is a non-fiction book by economist Ha-Joon Chang printed in 2010. The publication supplies a 23-point rebuttal of facets of neo-liberal capitalism.
Animal Spirits by Akerlof and Shiller
Animal Spirits: How Human Behavior Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for International Capitalism is a book written to promote the understanding of the role played by emotions in affecting economic decision making.
The Armchair Economist by Steven E. Landsburg
The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life is an economics book written by Rochester professor of economics Steven Landsburg. The first edition appeared in 1993. A revised and updated edition appeared in May 2012.
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nissim Nocholas Taleb
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable is a 2007 book by Writer and former options trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The book focuses on the extreme effect of rare and erratic outlier occasions –and the human tendency to locate simplistic explanations for these occasions, retrospectively.
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Economics in One Lesson is an introduction to economics composed by Henry Hazlitt and first published in 1946. It’s founded on Frédéric Bastiat’s composition Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas.
Capitalism in America: A History by Adrian Wooldridge and Alan Greenspan
In Capitalism in America, Greenspan distills a lifetime of tinkering with these queries to some thrilling and profound master reckoning with all the critical drivers of the US economy over the course of its history.
In partnership with the celebrated Economist journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge, he unfolds a tale involving vast landscapes, titanic characters, triumphant breakthroughs, enlightenment ideals in addition to terrible moral failings.
Each vital discussion is here–in the role of slavery in the antebellum Southern market to the true effect of FDR’s New Deal to America’s violent mood swings in its openness to international trade and its effect.
But to see Capitalism in America is above all to be stirred deeply by the remarkable productive energies unleashed by millions of Americans who have driven this country to unprecedented heights of power and prosperity.
Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
Economics is the mother tongue of people policy. It dominates our decision for the long run, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and societal issues that define our times.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a 2013 book by French economist Thomas Piketty. It targets wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States as the 18th century. It was originally released in French in August 2013; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April 2014.
The Big Short by Michael Lewis
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine is a non-fiction book by Michael Lewis about the build-up of the United States housing bubble during the 2000s. The book was released on March 15, 2010, by W. W. Norton & Company.
Post-Capitalist Society by Peter F. Drucker
The Post-Capitalist Society is a publication by management professor and sociologist Peter Drucker.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead is a 2013 Publication written by Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, and Nell Scovell, TV and magazine writer.
The Upside of Inequality by Edward Conard
2016 Portfolio/Penguin hardcover, Edward Conard (Unintended Consequences: What You’ve Been Told about the Economy Is Wrong).
Using fact-based logic, Conard monitors the implications of an economy now constrained by both its own capacity for risk-taking and with a lack of trained talent–instead of by labor or funds, as was the case historically.
He utilizes this new perspective to challenge the decisions of liberal economists like Larry Summers and Joseph Stiglitz and the myths of”crony capitalism” more broadly.
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Normally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith.
Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason
PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future is a 2015 book by British journalist and writer Paul Mason. In the book, Mason discusses the existential threat posed to capitalism by the digital revolution.
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate is Naomi Klein’s fourth publication; it had been published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster.
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 transdisciplinary non-fiction book by Jared Diamond. In 1998, Guns, Germs, and Steel won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book.
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
The Rational Optimist is a 2010 popular science book by Matt Ridley, author of The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature. The book primarily focuses on the benefits of the inherent human propensity to trade goods and services.
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science, Charles Wheela
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science is a publication by Charles Wheelan that attempts to translate fundamental economic issues into a format that can be easily read by people with very little or no prior knowledge of economics.
The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith.
Capitalism and Freedom, Milton Friedman
Capitalism and Freedom is a book by Milton Friedman originally published in 1962 from the University of Chicago Press which discusses the use of financial capitalism in liberal society. It sold over 400,000 copies in the first eighteen decades and more than half a million since 1962.