Economics, 8th edition

By John Sloman, et al.
June 2012
Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273763123
880 pages, Illustrated
$122.50 Paper Original

The Eighth edition of Economics contains the most up-to-the minute coverage and uses the latest data to track and analyse the impact of the global financial crisis on our economy.

‘Economics’ is popular for its active learning and student-friendly approach, and the new edition retains its classic features that provide a solid foundation for the study of economics, while covering much of the recent turmoil in the economy.



Brief Contents
Guided tour
About the author

Part A Introduction
1 Introducing Economics

Part B Foundations of Microeconomics
2 Supply and Demand 
3 Markets in Action

Part C Microeconomic Theory
4 Background to Demand
5 Background to Supply
6 Profit Maximising under Perfect Competition and Monopoly
7 Profit Maximising under Imperfect Competition
8 Alternative Theories of the Firm
9 The Theory of Distribution of Income

Part D Microeconomic Policy
10 Inequality, Poverty and Policies to Redistribute Income
11 Markets, Efficiency and the Public Interest
12 Environmental Policy
13 Government Policy towards Business

Part E Foundations of Macroeconomics
14 The National Economy
15 Macroeconomic Issues and Analysis: an Overview

Part F Macroeconomics
16 The Roots of Modern Macroeconomics
17 Short-run Macroeconomic Equilibrium
18 Money and Interest Rates
19 The Relationship between the Money and Goods Markets
20 Fiscal and Monetary Policy
21 Aggregate Supply, Unemployment and Inflation
22 Long-term Economic Growth
23 Supply-side Policies

Part G The World Economy
24 International Trade
25 The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
26 Global and Regional Interdependence
27Economic Problems of Developing Countries

Appendix 1: Some Techniques of Economic Analysis
Appendix 2: Websites
Threshold Concepts and Key Idea


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