Economics does not have to be intimidating. This book, complete with case studies and key facts, forms a course which will take you from beginner or intermediate level to being a competent economist. This book includes: simple step-by-step explanations, to help you grasp new topics or those that have previously confused you; highlighted key ideas, to help your understanding; 'Dig Deeper' ideas to help you go further; and end of chapter fact-checks to help you embed your learning and improve your confidence - all in one great value book so you don't need any separate workbooks or coursebooks.
Chapters include: How markets work; how consumers behave; how firms behave; how markets distribute incomes; why markets fail; government intervention in markets; measuring the economy's size; money's role in the economy; macroeconomic objectives; achieving full employment and stable prices; achieving sustainable economic growth; the economy and the rest of the world; globalization and regional trading blocs.
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