Economics

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Economics - 665 pages
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The eleventh edition of this successful textbook for Economics majors has been thoroughly updated and revised to give more depth to core principles. Pitched at a level that will stretch readers but still comprehensible for beginners, Economics is explained in a straightforward manner, whilst maintaining the rigour needed to enable students to progress with their studies. The book features a depth and breadth of topics combined with a balance of technical and applied material.In-depth explanations of theoretical concepts are balanced with a range of real world examples help students to understand and apply the concepts they have learnt.This new edition includes more material on game theory, Solow Growth Model, the role of households, an introduction to the competitive general equilibrium model, competition policy and regulation, and expands its current coverage of fiscal and monetary policy.A supporting and newly expanded Online Resource Centre features supplements for lecturers including an instructor's manual; PowerPoint slides; answers to questions in the text; class exercises; and artwork from the text. Supplements for students include self-assessment multiple choice questions with feedback; crosswords compiled from key glossary terms; a list of useful websites; maths appendices; past exam papers and additional case studies.

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Professor Richard Lipsey is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Simon Fraser University in Canada. He has won a number of awards and distinctions for his contributions to Economics. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and was a member of their large scale international research project on Economic Growth and Policy until its completion in 2002. Professor Lipsey has served as an independent policy advisor to national organizations in both the UK and Canada. He hasauthored several textbooks and over 150 articles on aspects of theoretical and applied economics. Professor Alec Chrystal is Professor of Money and Banking at Sir John Cass Business School, City of London. Prior to this he was Professor of Economics at Sheffield University. Professor Chrystal has also served as a senior advisor to the Bank of England's monetary analysis wing and is Vice-President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Section F (Economics). He is a memberof the editorial board of the Review of Financial Economics and is a committee member of the Money, Macro and Finance Study Group. He has published widely in this area, authoring several books and monographs as well as articles featured in a number of journals.

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