Today, I’m excited to introduce FH readers to a graphic edition of Professor Mankiw’s global bestseller Principles of Economics.
This review is for Volume 1 of the series, which is good reading material for teens and young adults. Not only is it educational and imparts great foundational knowledge on economics, the graphic format makes it an easy and light read.
I actually read the text version of Principles of Economics as part of college curriculum before and it was a helpful guide to economics. So it’s really exciting that there is a graphic edition coming out. As you can imagine, the textbook version is certainly much heavier to digest so this is a really good option if you prefer something light and interesting.
I find this an excellent gift for parents, to encourage children to learn about economics. By presenting it in a fun & colourful manga format, it’s really easy to read and keeps you engaged. Instead of swiping on social media, this is a much better leisure activity!
The textbook is organized really well with really nice graphics and artwork to present the concepts in an engaging way. In addition, the explanations are very clear and easy to understand. There are also plenty of examples to illustrate the accompanying concept and economic principle which reinforces learning.
Table of contents for Vol 1 as follows:
Chapter 01. How People Make Decisions
Chapter 02. How People Interact
Chapter 03. How the Economy as a Whole Works
Chapter 04. Thinking Like an Economist
Chapter 05. Ten Propositions Most Economists Agree On
You can check out a preview of the book on their website here.
If you’re interested in getting a copy, there is an exclusive promo code for Financial Horse readers for 20% off the listed price. Use “POEFH20” on the Cengage website.
Get a copy here!
Giveaway to Financial Horse readers!
Financial Horse has partnered with Cengage to giveaway copies of Volume 1 of this graphic edition series to FIVE (5) lucky readers!
- Like the Financial Horse Facebook Page;
- Go to this post on the Financial Horse Facebook Group and leave a comment stating you would like to enter the giveaway;
- Invite 2 friends to join the FB Group;
- Giveaway ends on 30 November 2019, winners will be contacted via Facebook.
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