Author(s): Stewart Cowley
How does a country go bankrupt? How does the FTSE effect my piggy bank? Is there such thing as personal inflation? Economics is inescapable. Wherever you go, whatever you do, however you live your life, economics plays a role. The economics governing our world is fascinating, yet often misunderstood. Using modern situations, simple analogies and accessible explanations, Man vs Money will distill the complexities of some of the most absorbing economics of modern life. Along the way we will look at how statistics based on guesswork control the world's GDP, why stock market's are forecast on deflation and what this means for your piggy bank, and how knowing a little economics can improve your life.
Stewart Cowley is a regular columnist for the Sunday Telegraph and the financial magazine Citywire . He is a regular guest on BBC's Newsnight, Radio 4 and SKY News. Having worked in finance in New York and London since the 1980s, Stewart is now passionate about reporting on economics.