Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 2

Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 2

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by Steve Slavin, Slavin, Stephen L. Slavin
     
 

Economics Made Easy Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide is back in a new and revised edition to help you teach yourself introductory economics quickly and painlessly. Using the most up-to-date information, this new edition gives you a clear picture of the way our economy works. Essential math and analysis skills are presented right at the beginning, so you can

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Economics Made Easy Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide is back in a new and revised edition to help you teach yourself introductory economics quickly and painlessly. Using the most up-to-date information, this new edition gives you a clear picture of the way our economy works. Essential math and analysis skills are presented right at the beginning, so you can understand principles and equations from the start—without a lot of struggle. Whether you use it as an introduction, a review, or a supplement to other materials, Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition is the perfect resource for anyone exploring basic economics. In clear, easy-to-follow language, Steve Slavin covers every aspect of the U.S. economy, including a historical review, resources, macro- and micro-economics, gross domestic product, the economic sectors, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, banking and monetary policy, economic theory, supply and demand, and much more. To help you to gauge your understanding of the material, exercises are provided throughout the book and a self-test at the end of each short section sums up all you have learned. With the help of Steve Slavin, economics is no longer a mystery—it’s a fascinating realm of exploration and discussion.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471317524
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Series, #149
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS.

The American Economy Since World War I.

Understanding and Manipulating Numbers.

MACROECONOMICS: THE PROBLEMS.

Economic Resources.

The Mixed Economy.

Gross Domestic Product.

The Government, Business, and Consumption Sectors.

Inflation and Unemployment.

MACROECONOMICS: THE SOLUTIONS.

Fiscal Policy.

Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy.

Twentieth-Century Economic Theory.

MACROECONOMICS.

Demand and Supply.

Theory of Consumer Behavior.

Supply in the Short Run and the Long Run.

Four Models of Competition: Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, and Oligopoly.

Index.

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