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Economics: By John Beardshaw

Economics:
by John Beardshaw

Restructured to take account of changes to the A-level syllabus, this text takes the view that it is essential to understand the problems of the capitalist and mixed economies and that we need to do more that to place our faith in the market place.
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Economics: Summary


Economics:: A Student's Guide by John Beardshaw

Completely updated and restructured to reflect the new AS/A Level Economics specifications, this highly acclaimed and well respected text book is written in a student friendly manner.

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Table of Contents


SECTION I THE MARKET SYSTEM

1 Introduction: what is economics all about?
2 Mathematical and statistical techniques
3 The economic problem: resources,scarcity and choice
4 The allocation of resources in competitive markets
5 Elasticity of demand and supply
6 Markets in movement
7 The business organisation, costs and profits
8 Market structures

SECTION II MARKET FAILURE AND GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION

9 The mixed economy: market failure vs government failure
10 Government intervention in the market

SECTION III MARKETS IN OPERATION

11 The market in practice: agriculture, housing and labour
12 The leisure industry
13 The economics of the environment
14 Transport and the economy

SECTION IV THE NATIONAL ECONOMY
15 What is the macroeconomy?
16 Measuring the macroeconomy
17 Analysing the macroeconomy
18 Managing the macroeconomy: problems and policies

SECTION V BUSINESS ECONOMICS

19 The size and growth of firms
20 Costs in the short run and the long run
21 Competitive supply
22 Price and output under imperfect competition
23 Aspects of monopoly
24 Public ownership, privatisation, regulation and deregulation

SECTION VI LABOUR MARKETS AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME

25 Pricing of productive factors
26 Labour and wages
27 An introduction to welfare economics
28 Inequality and public policy

SECTION VII MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS

29 Keynesian macroeconomics
30 Changes in aggregate demand: consumption, savings and investment
31 The Keynesian aggregate model
32 The multiplier
33 Aggregate demand and supply analysis

SECTION VIII MANAGING THE ECONOMY: ISSUES AND POLICIES

34 Growth and stability
35 Money and prices
36 Fiscal and monetary policies
37 Monetary analysis and income analysis
38 The control of inflation
39 Unemployment and government policy
40 Advanced policy applications
41 The gains from international trade
42 The balance of payments and exchange rates
43 Conflicts between objectives

SECTION IX THE EU AND WIDER PERSPECTIVES

44 International institutions
45 The European Union
46 The developing economies
47 Schools of thought and future issues

Index

Additional information

GOR001222099
Economics:: A Student's Guide by John Beardshaw
John Beardshaw
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2001-06-27
760
0273651404
9780273651406
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