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Modern Economics (8th Edition)

An Introduction

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 584
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Jack Harvey's Modern Economics is a classic in the world of economics teaching and learning and is an ideal entry to the subject for introductory students in business and economics. This edition has been thoroughly revised...

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Jack Harvey's Modern Economics is a classic in the world of economics teaching and learning and is an ideal entry to the subject for introductory students in business and economics. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect developments in a number of important and emerging areas of economics. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/economics/harvey/

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A well known textbook with a reputation for clarity and accessibility
This edition has been revised and updated to take account of recent changes
Specially written to meet the needs of students following business studies and professional courses

Preface
PART 1: INTRODUCTION
What Economics is About
Methods of Allocating Resources
PART 2: WHAT TO PRODUCE
How Price is Formed in the Free Market
Applications of Demand and Supply Analysis
A Further Look at Demand
PART 3: HOW TO PRODUCE THE THEORY OF PRODUCTION
The Firm
The Organisation and Scale of Production
The Distribution of Goods to the Consumer
The Location of Production
Combining the Factors of Production
Deciding on the Most Profitable Output
The Supply Curve of the Industry under Perfect Competition
Rewarding the Factors of Production: The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution
PART 4: THE GOVERNMENT AND THE ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES
Market Failure and the Role of Government
Monopoly
Imperfect Competition: Other Forms
Externalities and Cost-Benefit Analysis
The Environment: Conservation and Pollution
The Provision of Goods and Services by the Public Sector
PART 5: REWARDS TO THE DIFFERENT FACTORS OF PRODUCTION
Labour and Wages
Capital and Interest
Land and Rent
Entrepreneurship and Profit
PART 6: MONEY AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Money and the Rate of Interest
Financial Markets
Clearing Banks
The Bank of England
PART 7: THE GOVERNMENT AND STABILISATION POLICY
Measuring the Level of Activity: National Income Calculations
Unemployment
The Level of Output and Aggregate Demand: The Keynesian Explanation
Employment and the Price Level
Inflation: Its Effects
Policies to Achieve Price Stability
Economic Growth
Balanced Regional Development
Public Finance
PART 8: INTERNATIONAL TRADE
The Nature of International Trade
The Balance-of-Payments
Foreign Exchange Rates
The Correction of a Balance-of-Payments Disequilibrium
The European Union
PART 9: LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
The Population of the UK
Current Problems and Policies in the UK and Europe.

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JACK HARVEY is a pioneer in teaching and writing textbooks about economics. He has taught economics at all levels and is the author of several successful and influential textbooks that have become modern classics.

ERNIE JOWSEY is Principal Lecturer in Economics in the School of Environment and Development at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

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JACK HARVEY is a pioneer in teaching and writing textbooks about economics. He has taught economics at all levels and is the author of several successful and influential textbooks that have become modern classics.

ERNIE JOWSEY is Principal Lecturer in Economics in the School of Environment and Development at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

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