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Gillespie: Foundations of Economics 2e

Unit 01

American Economists Association
Read what the American Economics Association say about economics
www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/students/WhatIsEconomics.htm

What is economics?
For one view of what economics is all about and why it matters in all aspects of life visit
www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2007/Robertsopportunitycost.html
Here is what the Open University says
www.open2.net/moneyandmanagement/money/economics.html

Why study economics?
For information on why you are right to study economics
whystudyeconomics.ac.uk/

What is economics?
Read Wikipedia’s explanation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economics