Book Summary

Introduction: Discover how narratives drive economic events.

Narrative economics considers the collective stories that change economic behavior.

The rise of Bitcoin illustrates the power of narrative in economics.

The study of epidemics can tell us a lot about economic narratives.

Narratives often occur in constellations with other narratives.

Economic narratives often hinge on particular, vivid details.

There are perennial economic narratives that occur again and again.

The economic impact of narratives may change through time.

Research into narratives can help us prepare for economic events in the future.

Summary: By considering narratives as part of our economic analysis along with more traditional economic data, we can be better prepared for what the future might throw at us.