Applied Economics / Edition 12

Applied Economics / Edition 12

by Alan Griffiths, Stuart Wall
     
 

Applied Economics is ideal for undergraduates studying economics, business studies, management and the social sciences. It is also suitable for those studying professional courses, HND and A-level courses. See more details below

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Applied Economics is ideal for undergraduates studying economics, business studies, management and the social sciences. It is also suitable for those studying professional courses, HND and A-level courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780273736905
Publisher:
Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Pages:
728

Table of Contents

Guided tour
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Changes in the UK economic structure1
Pt. ITheory of the firm27
2Company accounts as a source of financial information29
3Firm objectives and firm behaviour47
4The small firm62
5Mergers and acquisitions in the growth of the firm74
6Oligopoly98
7The multinational corporation114
8Privatization and deregulation138
9Pricing in practice154
Pt. IIEnvironmental, regional and social economics169
10The economics of the environment171
11Regional and urban policy193
12Transport218
13Social policy240
14Distribution of income and wealth259
15Trade unions, wages and collective bargaining276
Pt. IIIMacroeconomics301
16Consumption and saving303
17Investment320
18Public expenditure333
19Taxation347
20Money and EMU370
21Financial institutions and markets401
22Inflation430
23Unemployment450
24Managing the economy470
Pt. IVInternational economics497
25Globalization499
26Exchange rates523
27United Kingdom trade performance543
28Free trade, regional trading blocs and protectionism566
29The European Union581
30Transition economies609
A guide to sources635
Notes on contributors645
Index647

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