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Published: 15 March 2012

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780199696321

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A Dictionary of Economics

Fourth Edition

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade, and Gareth Myles

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  • Contains over 3,400 entries on all aspects of economics, from microeconomics and macroeconomics to e-commerce and international trade
  • Recommended web links for many entries, listed and regularly updated on the Dictionary of Economics companion website
  • Completely revised and updated to feature terms relevant to the financial crisis, such as black swan, credit crunch, Northern Rock, and Iceland
  • Appendices include Nobel Prize winners, the Greek alphabet, and institutional acronyms with the official website listed for each organization

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated with 200 new entries covering recent developments within the field of economics, including agent based modelling, computational economics, and social interaction
  • New extensive coverage of terms linked to the financial crisis, e.g. new entries on bad bank, black swan, credit crunch, fiscal stimulus, Iceland, and Northern Rock

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