Introductory Economics: Course Companion
By: Barry Harrison (author)Paperback
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This text was written to meet the needs of A-level economics students. Although free standing, it should be useful when used as a supplement to "Introductory Economics". It provides a brief, but thorough coverage of the A-level syllabus and highlights the most common mistakes made by students. Almost every chapter includes comprehensive answers to recent examination questions. Topic summaries are also included.
An Introduction to Study Skills - What is Economics? - The Tools of Economic Analysis - Demand, Supply and Market Price - The Price Mechanism and Market Failure - Some Applications of Price Theory - The Basis of Demand - The Laws of Returns - Costs and Revenue - The Finance of Industry - Perfect Competition - Monopoly - Price Discrimination - Imperfect Competition - Labour - Enterprise - Land and Capital - The Distribution of Factor Incomes - National Income and its Measurement - The Determination of National Income - National Income Determination: The Four-Sector Economy - Investment - Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply - Money and Creation of Bank Deposits - The Monetary Sector - Monetary Control - Interest Rates - Measuring Changes in the Value of Money - Inflation - Rational Expectations in Economics - International Trade - Free Trade and Protection - The Balance of Payments - Exchange Rate Systems - Europe's Economic Community - Public Finance and Taxation - Stabilisation Policy - Supply-side Policies in the UK - Developments and the Problems of the Less Developed Countries
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