Topics » Business & Economy   Jan. 3, 2012

Laughing at Macroeconomics: The Cartoon Introduction

How Economies Grow

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Photo: Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

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How Economies Grow

"I hadn't done anything in economics before, but I thought these books would be a good idea because economics is seen as being very dense and challenging," cartoonist Grady Klein said of taking up the project.

"Cartoons are fun and accessible," stand-up economist Yoram Bauman added. "Part of the challenge in education is just getting people to open the book. How do you get people to pay attention in the first place."