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Economics

Fourteenth Edition

£57.99

Richard Lipsey, Alec Chrystal

9780198791034
Paperback
March 2020

The ideal companion for understanding economic principles, using a consistent, theoretical framework to examine the topics and global case studies to contextualise the content.

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Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mark H. A. Davis

9780198787945
Paperback
January 2019

Very Short Introductions

Now a vital part of modern economies, the rapid growth of the finance industry in recent decades is largely due to the development of mathematical methods such as the theory of arbitrage. Asset valuation, credit trading, and fund management, now depend on these mathematical tools. Mark Davis explains the theories and their applications.

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Adam Smith: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Christopher J. Berry

9780198784456
Paperback
October 2018

Very Short Introductions

Today Adam Smith, author of the Wealth of Nations, is associated with the promotion of self-interest and a defence of greed. Yet if Smith is actually read this is more a caricature than a faithful portrait. Berry offers a balanced and nuanced view of this seminal thinker, set against contemporary European history, politics, and philosophy.

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Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip N. Jefferson

9780198716471
Paperback
July 2018

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

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Economics: A Primer

£9.99

Simon Hayley, Alec Chrystal

9780198787051
Paperback
February 2018

Concise, engaging and highly intuitive, Economics: A Primer equips you with an understanding of all the basic principles of economics.

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Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michelle Baddeley

9780198754992
Paperback
January 2017

Very Short Introductions

Behavioural economics blends insights from economics and psychology to explain how people make everyday decisions. Analysing the forces that drive everyone's behaviour it helps us understand what people are motivated by, our impulse purchases, why we struggle to save, and how supermarkets can manipulate what and how much we buy.

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David J. Hand

9780198779568
Paperback
October 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application from the sciences and social sciences to economics and commerce.

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Taxation: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Stephen Smith

9780199683697
Paperback
April 2015

Very Short Introductions

Tax revenues pay for many public services, including roads, health care, and education. However, it has become a contentious political issue of public debate. In this Very Short Introduction, Stephen Smith explains its history and its main principles; arguing that we'd all benefit from an understanding of the role of taxation in society.

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Economics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Partha Dasgupta

9780192853455
Paperback
February 2007

Very Short Introductions

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Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Allingham

9780192803030
Paperback
August 2002

Very Short Introductions

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