The Economics Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241199336

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 9794

All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to economics Bring economics to life with The Economics Book, an essential guide to more that 100 of the big ideas in economic theory and practice covering everything from ancient theories right up to cutting-edge modern developments. From Aristotle to John Maynard Keynes and beyond, all the greatest economists and their theories are featured and the innovative graphics, step-by-step summaries and mind maps help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts. The Economics Book is perfect for economic students and anyone who has an interest in how economies work.

The Economics Book

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409370364

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 5870

All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to economics Bring economics to life with The Economics Book, an essential guide to more than 100 of the big ideas in economic theory and practice covering everything from ancient theories right up to cutting-edge modern developments. From Aristotle to John Maynard Keynes and beyond, all the greatest economists and their theories are featured and the innovative graphics, step-by-step summaries and mind maps help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts. The Economics Book is perfect for economic students and anyone who has an interest in how economies work.

Wirtschaftsgeschichte

Abriß Der Universalen Sozial und Wirtschaftsgeschichteth Aus Den Nachgelassenen Vorlesungen Hrsgth Von Sth Hellmann und Mth Palyith

Author: Max Weber

Publisher: Duncker & Humblot

ISBN: 3428535111

Category: Political Science

Page: 374

View: 9805

»Endlich muß noch betont werden, daß Wirtschaftsgeschichte [...] nicht, wie die materialistische Geschichtsauffassung glauben machen will, identisch mit der Geschichte der gesamten Kultur überhaupt ist. Diese ist nicht ein Ausfluß, nicht lediglich eine Funktion jener; vielmehr stellt die Wirtschaftsgeschichte nur einen Unterbau dar, ohne dessen Kenntnis allerdings die fruchtbare Erforschung irgendeines der großen Gebiete der Kultur nicht denkbar ist.« (Aus dem Text)

Fundamentals of Economics

Author: William Boyes,Michael Melvin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538481196

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 2338

Based on the comprehensive two-semester text by the same authors, this version of Economics boils down the formal economic theories and concepts into their essential parts, emphasizing domestic and international applications and policy issues. FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS is a concise but thorough survey of economics for instructors desiring a brief, practical text. Each chapter focuses on core economic concepts and provides a link between theory and real-world relevance, making the content more meaningful for students. The Fifth Edition provides a convenient, integrated learning experience by including a Study Guide after each chapter, which allows students to review key concepts and practice new skills before they go on to read the next chapter. Fundamental Questions at the beginning of each chapter preview key points, reappear next to the relevant in-text discussion, and form the basis of chapter-ending Summary sections. Economic Insight and Global Business Insight boxes focus on the policies of today’s leaders and the business decisions of real companies and governments around the world, adding real-world relevance to the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Economics Book

From Xenophon to Cryptocurrency, 250 Milestones in the History of Economics

Author: Steven G. Medema

Publisher: Sterling

ISBN: 9781454930082

Category:

Page: 528

View: 5669

This richly illustrated, authoritative collection presents 250 crucial moments in economics, from the philosophical dialogues of Ancient Greece and the moral contemplations of Medieval Europe to Reaganomics and cryptocurrency. Examining the full gamut of subjects, these engaging essays will captivate you with a bird's-eye view of the development of the world's markets, what has shaped and affected them, and what drives them today.

The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economics

Author: Cutler J. Cleveland,David I. Stern,Robert Costanza

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1843761416

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 753

The writing style is clear and sophisticated, and the quality of production high. Steve Harrison, Economic Analysis and Policy . . . what we have in this anthropology is a very readable collection of well written articles which explore the limits of both conventional economic theory and new approaches . . . For a general reader involved in sustainable development the book is a good compilation of current approaches . . . The style and technical level in the articles makes this book usable at levels from undergraduate university through the governmental sectors. Its broad range and readable style makes the collection a good working reference volume. Edward J. Linky, Natural Resources Forum This book discusses important recent developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The editors have assembled a fascinating collection of papers from some of the leading scholars in the field of ecological economics. Topics covered include: the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics alternatives to the growth paradigm and Gross Domestic Product valuation in ecological economics and indicators of natural resource scarcity case studies of sustainable development critical reviews of the environmental Kuznets curve green national accounting. This will be an invaluable text for scholars, policy analysts and students interested in sustainable development and ecological, environmental and resource economics.

Principles of Economics

Author: N. Mankiw

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324224729

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 936

View: 2705

PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS continues to be the most popular and widely used text in the Economics classroom. The 4th edition features a strong revision of content in all 36 chapters while maintaining the clear and accessible writing style that is the hallmark of the highly respected author. The 4th edition also features an expanded instructor’s resource package designed to assist instructors in course planning and classroom presentation and full integration of content with Aplia, the leading online Economics education program. In the 4th edition Greg Mankiw has created a full educational program for students and instructors -- Experience Mankiw 4e. I have tried to put myself in the position of someone seeing economics for the first time. My goal is to emphasize the material that students should and do find interesting about the study of the economy. - N. Gregory Mankiw. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Economics of Animal Health and Production

Author: Jonathan Rushton

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845932447

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 364

View: 5492

Annotation. Illustrated with review studies on animal health economics, this book presents information on the most important economic tools applied to livestock, covering both theory and practical applications. Topics covered include gross margin analysis, partial budgeting, investment and financial appraisal and cost-benefit analysis. There are also sections on decision tree analysis, optimisation methods, value chain analysis, new institutional economics, DALYs and a range of policy analysis tools. International experts contribute on important theoretical and practical aspects of animal health and production economics, with global themes on livestock and poverty.

The Economics of World War I

Author: Stephen Broadberry,Mark Harrison

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139448352

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 4308

This unique volume offers a definitive new history of European economies at war from 1914 to 1918. It studies how European economies mobilised for war, how existing economic institutions stood up under the strain, how economic development influenced outcomes and how wartime experience influenced post-war economic growth. Leading international experts provide the first systematic comparison of economies at war between 1914 and 1918 based on the best available data for Britain, Germany, France, Russia, the USA, Italy, Turkey, Austria-Hungary and the Netherlands. The editors' overview draws some stark lessons about the role of economic development, the importance of markets and the damage done by nationalism and protectionism. A companion volume to the acclaimed The Economics of World War II, this is a major contribution to our understanding of total war.

Time for Change

Wie ich meiner Tochter die Wirtschaft erkläre

Author: Yanis Varoufakis

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446445250

Category: Political Science

Page: 180

View: 8502

In "Time for Change" entfaltet Yanis Varoufakis die Grundlagen seines Denkens – indem er seiner Tochter in allgemeinverständlicher Sprache die Welt der Wirtschaft erklärt. Behutsam, Schritt für Schritt und doch voller Leidenschaft bringt er ihr und uns seine kritische Perspektive auf die europäische Finanzpolitik nahe.

Handbook on the Economics of Conflict

Author: Derek L. Braddon,Keith Hartley

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 0857930346

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 4237

The Handbook on the Economics of Conflict conveys how economics can contribute to the understanding of conflict in its various dimensions embracing world wars, regional conflicts, terrorism and the role of peacekeeping in conflict prevention. The economics of conflict is a relatively new branch of the discipline of economics. Conflict provides opportunities for applying game theory involving strategic behaviour, interactions and interdependence betweenadversaries. The Handbook demonstrates that conflict and its prevention is costly; it considers new dimensions such as ethnic cleansing, destructive power, terrorism, corruption, the impact of new technology, peacekeeping, the role of economists in defence ministries and the use of privatecontractors in conflict.

Foundations of Economics

Author: Andrew Gillespie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199674876

Category: Economics

Page: 554

View: 4112

Foundations of Economics is an essential introduction to the subject designed specifically with undergraduate students in mind. The author's highly accessible and engaging writing style is combined with a wealth of questions, examples, reflection points, and case studies to ensure students fully understand key topics, and are able to develop and apply their knowledge throughout.The book is divided into two clear parts to help students navigate and connect the main principles of economics. Part one focuses on microeconomics and individual markets, by analysing topics such as demand, supply, costs, competition, and the free market. This ensures students have a sound grasp of the key microeconomic theories underpinning the subject. The second part of the book then tackles macroeconomic issues and the wider economy, by exploring contemporary topics including fiscal policy, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, and international trade. The third edition offers an increased number of questions at the end of every chapter, as well as assignment questions designed to further strengthen and expand students' understanding of key topics. Fully updated case studies and economics in context boxes illustrate the practical application of economics, and emphasise how this relates to everyday life in an international context. The book offers a wealth of carefully designed learning tools to build a sound knowledge of economics in a step-by-step approach. Both accessible and comprehensive, this is must-read textbook for those looking to understand more about a subject that has a real and significant impact on our day-to-day lives.

A Dictionary of Economics

Author: John Black,Nigar Hashimzade,Gareth Myles

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191036919

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 7885

An authoritative and comprehensive dictionary containing clear, concise definitions of over 3,400 key economic terms, this A to Z covers all aspects of economics including economic theory, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics. There is strong coverage of international trade and many entries on economic organizations and institutions from around the world. Fully revised to keep up-to-date with this fast-moving field, this new edition expands the coverage to include terms relevant to the financial crisis, such as black swan, credit crunch, Northern Rock, and Iceland, making this dictionary the most up-to-date available. Entries are supplemented by entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website, giving the reader the opportunity to explore further the areas covered in the dictionary. Useful appendices include a list of institutional acronyms and their affiliated websites, a list of Nobel prize-winners in economics, the Greek alphabet, and a list of relevant websites. As ideal for browsing as it is useful for quick reference, this dictionary remains an essential guide for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance, as well as for professional economists and anyone who has to deal with economic data.

The Economics Companion

Author: Graham Mallard

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230356451

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 862

An invaluable resource for those considering and starting degree courses in Economics. It introduces readers to the core theories and techniques of economics and presents some of the most interesting controversies and wider themes. It is an essential guide for those wanting to study the subject successfully.

The Economics of Industrial Innovation

Author: Christopher Freeman,Luc Soete

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1855670704

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 470

View: 1101

Massive technological development over the last ten years has changed the face of industry dramatically. This updated edition explores the debates surrounding macroeconomics in a stimulating analysis of the impact of globalisation on industrial change.

The Economics of Sustainable Development

Author: Sisay Asefa

Publisher: W.E. Upjohn Institute

ISBN: 0880993219

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

View: 3544

Annotation This book contains six essays based on presentations made at the 40th Annual Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Economics, Western Michigan University, during the academic year 2003-3004. The Series was made possible through the financial support of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Western Michigan University.

International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption

Author: Susan Rose-Ackerman,Tina Søreide

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 0857936522

Category: Political Science

Page: 624

View: 1823

ÔVolume Two of the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption presents a comprehensive, detailed, and in-depth analysis of corruption as well as its economic and policy implications. . . It will be a valuable resource not only for experts and students of corruption studies, but also for public officials, NGO employees, and scholars of economic and political development throughout the world.Õ Ð Ararat L. Osipian, Journal of Economic Issues A companion volume to the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption published in 2006, the specially commissioned papers in Volume Two present some of the best policy-oriented research in the field. They stress the institutional roots of corruption and include new research on topics ranging from corruption in regulation and procurement to vote buying and private firm payoffs. Understanding the consequences of corrupt transactions requires one to know what is being bought with a bribe and how the behavior of public and private actors has been affected. The contributors therefore emphasize how the economic analysis of corruption must take account of the broader context within which bribery and self-dealing operate. Several chapters offer new approaches to empirical research on corruption that range from individual-level data to the macro-economy. Chapters with an explicit policy focus deal with the efficacy of anti-corruption agencies, multi-stakeholder initiatives, red flag warning systems and international conventions. This cutting-edge work will be an unmatched resource for scholars and students of corruption, professionals in international aid and finance organizations, and scholars and professionals with more general interests in economic and political development.