Economic Education for Consumers / Edition 2

Economic Education for Consumers / Edition 2

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Alan D. Stafford, Alan D. Stafford
     
 

Arm your students with the knowledge necessary to survive in a consumer's market. Bring the real world of consumer economics into your classroom with South-Western's Economic Education for Consumers. South-Western joins you in wanting to help your students become aware of the consumer world. Engaging activities and projects allow your students to practice their… See more details below

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Arm your students with the knowledge necessary to survive in a consumer's market. Bring the real world of consumer economics into your classroom with South-Western's Economic Education for Consumers. South-Western joins you in wanting to help your students become aware of the consumer world. Engaging activities and projects allow your students to practice their new-found knowledge in the classroom before putting it to use in the real world. This dynamic new text will help develop the skills and sharpen the wisdom it takes to become smart and savvy consumers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538435796
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/30/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.19(d)

Meet the Author


Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. Widely published, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES: LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES: ETHICAL, REGULATORY, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ISSUES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Alan D. Stafford is a Professor Emeritus of Economics and Director of Planning for Niagara County Community College. He earned an MBA and MEd in Social Studies Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Professor Stafford taught secondary social studies for fourteen years before joining the faculty of NCCC in 1981. He is the author or co-author of a variety of economics and consumer economics texts and received the New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1998.

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Table of Contents

1. Consumers- The Engine that Runs the Economy 2. Buying Technology Products- Let's Talk Tech 3. Consumer Protection- Rights, Responsibilites, Resolutions 4. Choose a Career- Get a Job 5. Taxes- How Much Income Will You Keep? 6. Budgeting- How Will You Use Your Money? 7. Banking Services- Where to Stash Your Cash 8. Saving- Plan for Financial Security 9. Investing- Prepare for Your Future 10. Credit- You're in Charge 11. Budget Essentials- Food, Clothes, Fun 12. Transportation- How Will You Get There? 13. Housing- A Place to Call Home 14. Automobile and Home Insurance- Sharing the Risk 15. Health and Life Insurance- Your Personal Security 16. Choose Services- When You Need Help 17. Global Economy- What It Means to You.

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