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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
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