9780230235694

The Economics Companion

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230235694

  • ISBN10:

    0230235697

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2011
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

An invaluable resource for those considering and starting degree courses in Economics. It introduces readers to the core theories and techniques economics and presents some of the most interesting controversies and wider themes. It is an essential guide for those wanting to study the subject successfully.

Author Biography

GRAHAM MALLARD is a Ph.D. student and Part-time Tutor in the Department of Economics, University of Bath;as well asa Part-Time Environmental Economist for the consultancy firm Metroeconomica. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and is author of Transport Economics: Theory, Application and Policy with Professor Stephen Glaister, CBE.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: STUDYING ECONOMICS
Chapter One: What is economics?
Chapter Two: Why study economics?
Chapter Three: What to expect from your economics course
Chapter Four: Studying economics successfully
PART TWO: MICROECONOMICS, MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMETRICS
Chapter Five: Consumer Theory
Chapter Six: Producer Theory
Chapter Seven: Markets
Chapter Eight: Government
Chapter Nine: Specific markets
Chapter Ten: Macroeconomic concepts
Chapter Eleven: Long Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium – The Classical Model
Chapter Twelve: Short Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium – A Keynesian Model
Chapter Thirteen: Short Run and Long Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium Combined
Chapter Fourteen: Unemployment
Chapter Fifteen: Money and inflation
Chapter Sixteen: Economic growth
Chapter Seventeen: The economy in an international setting
Chapter Eighteen: Intuitive econometrics and statistics
PART THREE: THE HISTORY OF ECONOMICS
Chapter Nineteen: The development of economic thought
Chapter Twenty: Key Thinkers
PART FOUR: KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
Chapter Twenty-one: Key terms and concepts
PART FIVE: RESOURCES FOR LEARNING
Chapter Twenty-two: Recommended resources
GLOSSARY 
INDEX

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