Introductory Economics: Course Companion

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.

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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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  • publication date: 06/07/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780333579138
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780333579138
  • weight: 705
  • ISBN10: 0333579135

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