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The undercover economist (isbn 0-19-518977-9) (isbn 0345494016) is a book by tim harford published in 2005 by little, brown the book provides an introduction to principles of economics, including demand-supply interactions, market failures, externalities, globalisation, international trade and comparative advantage. The undercover economist is a non-fiction novel explaining the technicalities of an economy using simple language and terms it explains the concepts taking examples of renowned super brands and local shops, generating an interest among readers the undercover economist covers the economies of usa, europe, asia. Why not start your weekend on wednesday there's no need to preach the gospel of leisure most of us work less than our parents did tim harford dec 13 2008 7:22 amon the dole, but not dolefulunemployment benefits do encourage joblessness but that may not be a bad thingtim harford nov 15 2008 7:41. With over one million copies sold, the undercover economist has been hailed worldwide as a fantastic guide to the fundamental principles of economics an economist's version of the way things work, this engaging volume is part economics 101 and part exposé of the economic principles lurking behind daily events.