Author: C. W. Morgan,Michael L. Katz,Harvey S. Rosen
Microeconomics, 2nd European Edition offers comprehensive and accessible coverage of microeconomic theory, explaining how this is used to analyse and evaluate contemporary market systems. The book draws on relevant real world examples to highlight how theory can help to solve or understand a range of problems and is a central basis for thinking like an economist.
Author: David Begg,Gianluigi Vernasca,Stanley Fischer,Rudiger Dornbusch
Category: Business & Economics
Economics affects almost everything we do: from our decisions at work to our shopping habits, voting preferences and social attitudes. This new edition of the popular text by David Begg and Gianluigi Vernasca enables the reader to understand today's economic environment by examining the underlying theory and applying it to real-world situations. Economics surveys the latest ideas and issues, such as the role of regulation in banking, the consequences of globalization and monetary union, and the efficacy of our current economic models. This coverage, combined with a rich array of pedagogical features, encourages students to explore our economic past and present, and to think critically about where this might lead us in the future. The new edition is updated to provide a comprehensive analysis of the financial crash: its causes, consequences, and possible policy responses, from fiscal stimulus to quantitative easing.
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Business & Economics
A concise and vibrant introduction to economics for business and management students which covers all the most relevant theory applied to engaging examples from the business world and everyday life, offering insights from real-life managers into their use of economics at work.
Die beliebte und erfolgreiche Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre für Wirtschaftsstudenten im Grundstudium. Aus dem Inhalt: Ökonomische Grundprobleme jeder Gesellschaft. Funktionsweise von Wirtschaftssystemen. Einige Elemente der Wirtschaftsordnung der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Aus der Presse (zur ersten Auflage): Da die Darstellung - am Beispiel der Bundesrepublik orientiert - eine Fülle empirischen Materials und insgesamt einen abgerundeten Überblick über die Volkswirtschaftslehre enthält, eignet sie sich wohl insbesondere für Nebenfachstudenten der Volkswirtschaftslehre, ist aber auch Anfängern an Fach- und Gesamthochschulen ebenso wie an Universitäten zu empfehlen. Studium 33/83/84
Microeconomic Reform in Britain: Delivering Opportunities for All provides a comprehensive guide to the extensive microeconomic reforms implemented over the last 6 years to realise the UK Government's goals: a stronger more enterprising economy and a fairer society. This companion volume to Reforming Britain's Economic and Financial Policy: Towards Greater Economic Stability , published in 2002, offers a detailed account of a programme of reforms which together constitute a comprehensive strategy to lock in the stability needed to support steady growth by pursuing both enterprise and fairness for all. Building on the foundations of monetary and fiscal reform, the reforms in microeconomic policy described in this volume provide the framework for improving Britain's overall productivity, expanding national wealth and protecting the environment. The government's approach to raising productivity across all sectors and income groups, supporting families, and tackling poverty is presented, together with a detailed account of the reform of the delivery of public services. This volume is a key resource for students of economics and politics, bringing together the work which will have a profound influence on the future of British economic policy making.
Economics for Business and Managementoffers an exciting introduction to the principles and applications of microeconomics and macroeconomics to the global business problems faced by today’s decision makers: · What are the characteristics for successful entry into new international markets? · How can ‘sustainability’ affect decision making within businesses? · Why are today’s global investors so concerned about national debt issues? · In what ways does an awareness of cultural differences improve decision making by international marketing and human resource strategists? · What strategies can companies such as BP use to repair damaged global reputations? It is an ideal text for introductory courses in economics with a business and management focus and more general business environment courses with an economic underpinning. Visit the fantastic website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/griffithswall to find extra practice questions, interactive activities, quizzes and exam style practice questions with instant feedback, as well as podcasts, news articles, animated professional power points slides and a testbank of questions.
Welcome to Economics Express – a series of short books to help you: · take exams with confidence · prepare and deliver successful assignments · understand quickly · revise and prepare effectively. As you embark on your economic journey, this series of books will be your helpful companion. They are not meant to replace your lectures, textbooks, seminars or any other sources suggested by your lecturers. Rather, as you come to an exam or an assignment, they will help you to revise and prepare effectively. Whatever form your assessment might take, each book in the series will help you to build up the skills and knowledge you will need to maximise your performance. Each topic-based chapter will outline the key information and analysis, provide sample questions with responses, and give you the assessment advice and exam tips you will need to produce effective assessments based on these core topics. A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, assessment, exam practice and answers to questions in the book. Stuart Wall is series editor and Professor of Business and Economics Education. He is one of the UK’s leading authors across a wide range of economic areas, with many of his textbooks translated into Chinese, Russian and other foreign languages. Stuart has extensive experience of assessing students’ work in economics from many UK and overseas universities.
With contributions from international scholars, this second volume by Joseph Stiglitz and Martin Guzman comprises of theoretical, empirical, and policy-based chapters which carefully utilize theory and data analysis. Part I focuses on the issues of global inequality, poverty measurement and security. Part II turns to the issue of income contingent loans (ICL), where the repayment in any year depends on the annual income of the individual. These loans have proven to be an especially effective way of financing higher education, but there has been experimentation of the use of these loans in several other areas.
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Business & Economics
An invaluable resource for those considering and starting degree courses in Economics. It introduces readers to the core theories and techniques of economics and presents some of the most interesting controversies and wider themes. It is an essential guide for those wanting to study the subject successfully.
Due to the financial crisis around the world, stability of the banking sector is critical. Several rounds of banking reforms in China have aimed to improve performance and competition, and Performance, Risk and Competition in the Chinese Banking Industry provides a comprehensive analysis of performance, risk, competition and their relationships in Chinese banking industry. The book consists of seven chapters: the first chapter gives an introduction, followed by an overview of the Chinese banking sector in chapter two. Chapter three discusses corporate governance in the Chinese banking sector. The fourth and fifth chapters investigate risk, performance, competition, and their relationships. Chapter six outlines future development of the Chinese banking sector, and finally, chapter seven provides a conclusion. provides a comprehensive analysis of risk conditions in the Chinese banking sector a detailed investigation on the performance of the Chinese banking sector examines the state of competition
Publisher: Financial Times Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education Company)
Economics and the Business Environment' presents the essential principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics applied to the world of business while also looking at wider, topical business issues, such as business strategy, corporate social responsibility, ethics and the state of the global environment in which we live. Classic Sloman features Key ideas run through the book and are examined in different contexts New terms are clearly explained when they first appear A vast range of cases demonstrate how economics can be used to understand real business situations, such as the London Olympics, investing in China and companies such as Samsung, Dyson, Body Shop and The Gap. Covers the application of game theory to business situations, transactions cost analysis, the economics of entrepreneurship, business ethics and corporate social responsibility and the competitive advantage of nations New! + All cases thoroughly updated + Several new boxes, including business strategies in recessionary times, the Internet and labour mobility, and from golden to temporary fiscal rules + Complete coverage of the of the credit crunch, financial crisis and measures to promote recovery Get interactive with Sloman! Check out the book's website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/sloman where you will find a large range of resources, including: An online workbook and study guide, with interactive exercises, diagrams that you can manipulate, videos and links to articles and materials Self-test questions organised by chapter with automatic feedback and grading Economic news blog with discussion of topical issues in the news, links to articles and questions, updated several times per week Hotlinks to over 200 useful websites, listed at the end of the book and referred to at the end of each part Extra case studies with questions for self study To gain access, simply redeem your unique access code, found inside this book. John Sloman is Director of the Economics Network, which supports university teaching of economics throughout the UK. The Economics Network is based at the University of Bristol. John is also a Visiting Professor in the Business School at the University of the West of England. He is the author of several best-selling textbooks in economics used by students across the world, and also published by Pearson Education. Elizabeth Jones is a Teaching Fellow in Economics and her teaching interests include the economics of education, health care and poverty issues. She delivers the core first year modules in economics at the University of Exeter, as well as teaching the economics of social policy. Economics and the Business Environment (third edition) is essential reading for Introductory Economics modules taught from a business perspective and for Business Environment modules with an economic underpinning.