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Dictionary of Economics, The Penguin: Sixth Edition
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Whether readers are students of economics or simply want to follow the economic discussions in the media today, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is the perfect source for explanations of a host of economic terms. With a world- wide focus that befits our truly global age, the seventh edition covers recent developments in economic theory and practice and contains detailed information on economic terms and the history of economics, as well as biographies of influential economists. Addressing finance and game theory, international monetary and welfare economics, applied economics, and major financial institutions, this dictionary is truly a valuable asset for anyone interested in understanding the economic engine that makes our world turn.
Concise and detailed, with extensive cross-referencing, this new edition offers accessible, wide-ranging information on the world of economics. Entries include:
-- key economic and statistical terms
-- economic theory
-- applied economics and institutions, illustrated with facts and statistics
-- the history of economics
-- individual economists
About the Author
'Graham Bannock runs his own economic research and consulting company in London.
R.E. Baxter is a director of economic consultants Baxter Eadier Ltd. Evan Davis is economics editor for the BBC.'
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