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Economics By John Sloman

Economics by John Sloman

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Economics by John Sloman

Economics has never been so exciting to learn!

The ninth edition of Economics contains the most up-to-the minute coverage and uses the latest data to track and analyse the impact of the global financial crisis on our economy.

'Economics' is popular for its active learning and student-friendly approach, and the new edition retains its classic features that provide a solid foundation for the study of economics, while covering much of the recent turmoil in the economy.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the credit crunch, the subsequent global recession, the legacy of debt, faltering recovery in the world economy and the policy debates about tackling the problems
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About John Sloman

John Sloman is Director of the Economics Network, the economics subject centre of the Higher Education Academy. Economics Network is based at the University of Bristol. John is also Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Alison Wride is Deputy Director of the University of Exeter Business School and an Associate Professor in Economics.

Dean Garratt is senior lecturer in economics at Nottingham Trent University

Table of Contents

Part A Introduction

1 Economics and Economies

Part B Foundations of Microeconomics

2 Supply and Demand

3 Markets in Action

Part C Microeconomic Theory

4 Background to Demand

5 Background to Supply

6 Profit Maximising under Perfect Competition and Monopoly

7 Profit Maximising under Imperfect Competition

8 Alternative Theories of the Firm

9 The Theory of Distribution of Income

Part D Microeconomic Policy

10 Inequality, Poverty and Policies to Redistribute Income

11 Markets, Efficiency and the Public Interest

12 Environmental Policy

13 Government Policy towards Business

Part E Foundations of Macroeconomics

14 The National Economy

15 Macroeconomic Issues and Analysis: An Overview

Part F Macroeconomics

17 Short-run Macroeconomic Equilibrium

18 Banking, Money and Interest Rates

19 The Relationship between the Money and Goods Markets

20 Aggregate Supply, Unemployment and Inflation

21 Fiscal and Monetary Policy

22 Long-term Economic Growth

23 Supply-side Policies

Part G The World Economy

25 The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates

26 Global and Regional Interdependence

27 Economics of Developing Countries

Postscript: The Castaways or Vote for Caliban

Appendix 1: Some Techniques of Economic Analysis

Appendix 2: Websites

Threshold Concepts and Key Ideas



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