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19 May 2011

480 Pages | 211 illus.

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199586547

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Foundations of Economics

Second Edition

Andrew Gillespie

  • The only text written specifically for the non-specialist market meaning it is easier for students to understand and apply their learning.
  • It takes an applied approach, relating theory to practice throughout so students can see the relevance of their learning.
  • Key terms are applied, rather than merely defined, to show how they work in practice, giving students a greater understanding and appreciation of the subject.
  • There is an online visual and audio walk-through of key concepts so students can be sure they understand the most important aspects of foundation economics.
  • Added focus on key topics students struggle with, such as elasticity and game theory, and detailed step-by-step explanations.
  • A visual and audio walk-through of key concepts on the Online Resource Centre helps students understand the most important aspects of economics.
  • Additional content on financial markets, game theory, the global financial environment, economics of multinational corporations and balance of payments.
  • Shorter and more streamlined to allow greater focus on key areas.
  • More international 'economics in context' boxes, with more questions.

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