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Featured Books in Our Library


Uniquely developed with the IB.This Course Companion has been specifically designed to support the student through the IB Diploma Programme in Economics. It supports the course content and provides students with materials and activities as well as advice and guidance for the portfolio of four commentaries. In addition itprovides activities integrated with study and learning approaches, TOK, and the IB learner profile. Examples, features, and case studies drawn from around the world will encourage students to develop an international perspective.

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

In this easily accessible, user-friendly volume, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person’s daily life. 

Economics for the IB Diploma

This comprehensive new book, available as both print and e-book, has been written by the highly experienced author, Ellie Tragakes, and has been designed for class use and independent study. The text includes in-depth analysis of all topics included in the IB syllabus at both Standard and Higher Levels. 


Everybody''s talking about the economy, but how can we, the people, understand what Wall Street or Washington knows--or say they know? Read Economix. With clear, witty writing and quirky, accessible art, this important and timely graphic novel transforms "the dismal science" of economics into a fun, fact-filled story about human nature and our attempts to make the most of what we''ve got . . . and sometimes what our neighbors have got.

The Economic Naturalist

Why do the keypads on drive-up cash machines have Braille dots? Why are round-trip fares from Orlando to Kansas City higher than those from Kansas City to Orlando? For decades, Robert Frank has been asking his economics students to pose and answer questions like these as a way of learning how economic principles operate in the real world-which they do everywhere, all the time. Once you learn to think like an economist, all kinds of puzzling observations start to make sense.


Blogs to Consider Following