The Student Workbook and Reader is filled with genuine news clips and review questions and exercises. This is an invaluable source of revision work for examinations and provides students with extra real-world information. It also provides exercises, projects and readings for use in seminars and classes.
This comprehensive Economics Student Workbook and Reader, designed to accompany Economics, Fifth edition, by John Sloman, has become a best seller in its own right and is used widely by students and tutors throughout the UK, Europe and South-East Asia. Its unique approach of combining in one book a comprehensive set of questions of various types with articles from newspapers and journals, makes it an invaluable guide for any student of economics, as well as a useful teaching aid for tutors. Economics Student Workbook and Reader allows students to experience a more interactive approach to the study of economics, applying the theories, working through the problems, analysing data, examining and discussing case studies, and gathering information from a variety of sources. There are over 1500 questions and assignments, with worked answers for all review questions and problems. There are also numerous recent newspaper and journal articles, many serving as case studies to illustrate theory or discuss particular economic problems or policies.F EATURES Each chapter corresponds to a chapter in the main text and includes the following features: A A A review of key concepts A A Review questions of a range of different types: multiple choice, ordering and matching, verbal, numeric, delete wrong answer, true/false and diagrammatic A A Longer problems and exercises A A Data response questions A A Student projects A A Discussion topics and essay questions A A An average of three articles per chapter drawn from a range of newspapers and periodicals. There is a brief introduction to each article and set of questions at the end of each one. Economics Student Workbook and Reader will be an indispensable tool for students looking to better their understanding of core economics concepts through self-study or as part of a seminar or tutorial component to their introductory course. '...the workbook is flawless - only someone teaching economics as long as Sloman has could have written it.' Mark Blaug John Sloman & Mark Sutcliffe are both at the University of the West of England and bring many years of teaching experience to bear in producing a workbook that meets the needs of the modern student.
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Preface Chapter 1: Introducing economics Chapter 2: Supply and demand Chapter 3: Government intervention in the market Chapter 4: Background to demand Chapter 5: Background to supply Chapter 6: Profit maximising under perfect competition and monopoly Chapter 7: Profit maximising under imperfect competition Chapter 8: Alternative theories of the firm Chapter 9: The theory of distribution of income Chapter 10: Inequality, poverty and policies to redistribute incomes Chapter 11: Markets, efficiency and the public interest Chapter 12: Applied microeconomics Chapter 13: The national economy Chapter 14: Unemployment and inflation Chapter 15: The open economy Chapter 16: The roots of modern macroeconomics Chapter 17: Short-run macroeconomic equilibrium Chapter 18: Money and interest rates Chapter 19: The relationship between the money and goods markets Chapter 20: Fiscal and monetary policy Chapter 21: Aggregate supply, unemployment and inflation Chapter 22: Long-term economic growth and supply-side policies Chapter 23: International trade Chapter 24: The balance of payments and exchange rates Chapter 25: Global and regional interdependence Chapter 26: Economic problems of developing countries
Economics Workbook by John Sloman
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