Zombies, Bananas and Why There are No Economists in Heaven PDF ePub eBook

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Zombies, Bananas and Why There are No Economists in Heaven free pdf Can economics help you lose weight? How does an emissions trading scheme work? Why are bananas so expensive? What really goes on inside the federal budget lock up? How can you spot a zombie bank? Does Australia take too many refugees? Why do boy bands make so much money? From asylum seekers to bananas, Jessica Irvine's weekly Irvine Index column in The Sydney Morning Herald uses fun facts to get to the heart of our biggest political and economic debates. Part economics lesson, part quirky observation on modern life, this collection of easily digestible, bite-sized nuggets of factual goodness will help transform even the most economically illiterate person into an insightful commentator at their next work drinks or weekend barbeque.

About Jessica Irvine

Jessica Irvine is the National Economics Editor of News Limited's metro newspapers, and has previously been an economics writer for The Sydney Morning Herald, with columns appearing in The Age, The West Australian and The Brisbane Times. From 2006 to 2008 she was the Herald's economics correspondent in the federal press gallery in Canberra. She has an honours degree in Economics (Social Sciences) from the University of Sydney and lives in Sydney - but has plans to migrate if banana prices ever reach $15 a kilo again. Twitter: @Jess_Irvine

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Author : Jessica Irvine
Publisher : Fairfax Books
Data Published : 01 August 2012
ISBN : 1742379974
EAN : 9781742379975
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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