A Self-Teaching Guide
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides
2. Edition August 1999
1999. 272 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-471-31752-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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Economics Made Easy Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide is back in a new and revised edition to help you teach yourself introductory economics quickly and painlessly. Using the most up-to-date information, this new edition gives you a clear picture of the way our economy works. Essential math and analysis skills are presented right at the beginning, so you can understand principles and equations from the start--without a lot of struggle. Whether you use it as an introduction, a review, or a supplement to other materials, Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition is the perfect resource for anyone exploring basic economics. In clear, easy-to-follow language, Steve Slavin covers every aspect of the U.S. economy, including a historical review, resources, macro- and micro-economics, gross domestic product, the economic sectors, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, banking and monetary policy, economic theory, supply and demand, and much more. To help you to gauge your understanding of the material, exercises are provided throughout the book and a self-test at the end of each short section sums up all you have learned. With the help of Steve Slavin, economics is no longer a mystery--it's a fascinating realm of exploration and discussion.
From the contents
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS.
The American Economy Since World War I.
Understanding and Manipulating Numbers.
MACROECONOMICS: THE PROBLEMS.
The Mixed Economy.
Gross Domestic Product.
The Government, Business, and Consumption Sectors.
Inflation and Unemployment.
MACROECONOMICS: THE SOLUTIONS.
Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy.
Twentieth-Century Economic Theory.
Demand and Supply.
Theory of Consumer Behavior.
Supply in the Short Run and the Long Run.
Four Models of Competition: Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, and Oligopoly.