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Dr. Pippa Malmgren

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Dr. Pippa Malmgren explains how she sees signals of economic change in nearly every aspect of daily life and uses these to describe changes in the world economy.




by Dr. Pippa Malmgren


One does not need to be an expert in economics to understand the complex forces at work in the economy. For Dr. Pippa Malmgren, signals - indicators of changes in the global economy - are everywhere we look. In Signals: How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World's Turbulent Economy, Malmgren explains the global economy in understandable terms. Malmgren has an impressive economic background, having served as an economic advisor to President George W. Bush and worked on Wall Street. Malmgren insists that economic experts are no smarter than anyone else. Their policy decisions are no smarter than those made by the collective mass. Through this book, Malmgren shares the story of the world economy through everyday objects, events, and places.

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You cannot check out of the world economy, no matter how much you'd like to.

- Dr. Pippa Malmgren

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