Understanding the World Economy: Global Issues Shaping the Future / Edition 1 by Tony Cleaver | 9780415128162 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Understanding the World Economy: Global Issues Shaping the Future / Edition 1

Understanding the World Economy: Global Issues Shaping the Future / Edition 1

by Tony Cleaver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415128161

ISBN-13: 9780415128162

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Economic principles can sometimes seem inaccessible. This jargon-free text is designed to help the non-specialist understand why these principles are important and how they are driving events in the world today. Special attention is given to establishing the importance of economics in the context of global changein the real world. Key theories are illustrated in

Overview

Economic principles can sometimes seem inaccessible. This jargon-free text is designed to help the non-specialist understand why these principles are important and how they are driving events in the world today. Special attention is given to establishing the importance of economics in the context of global changein the real world. Key theories are illustrated in comtemporary settings and explained in non-technical language. The book will be particularly useful to those who are new to economics and whose interest goes beyond the national economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415128162
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Command, Market and Mixed Economies
2. Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
3. Unemployment and Inflation
4. Free Trade, Regional Agreements and Foreign Direct Investment
5. Customs Unions and Common Markets
6. Money, Banking and International Finance
7. Exchange Rates and Currency Union
8. Foreign Debt, Western Bank and International Policemen
9. Development
10. Growth, Crisis and Partial Recovery in Asia
11. Conclusions

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