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Economics, by Sean Masaki Flynn, PhD

Label
Economics
Title
Economics
Statement of responsibility
by Sean Masaki Flynn, PhD
Title variation
Economics for dummies
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Grasp the history, principles, theories, and terminology of economics. This updated guide gives you a straightforward, easy-to-grasp understanding of how the economy functions-- and how it influences personal finances
  • "This book gives you everything you need to understand our rapidly evolving economy--as well as the economic fundamentals that never change. What's the best way to fight poverty? What can be done to protect endangered species and the environment? This book explains the answers to those questions--and many more--in plain English"--Page 4 of cover
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Cataloging source
PNX
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Flynn, Sean Masaki
Dewey number
330
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB171.5
LC item number
.F645 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
Economics, by Sean Masaki Flynn, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Economics : the science of how people deal with scarcity -- 1. What economics is and why you should care -- 2. Cookies or ice cream? Exploring consumer choices -- 3. Producing stuff to maximize happiness -- Part 2: Microeconomics : the science of consumer and firm behavior -- 4. Supply and demand made easy -- 5. Introducing Homo Economicus, the utility-maximizing consumer -- 6. The core of capitalism : the profit-maximizing firm -- 7. Why economists love free markets and competition -- 8. Monopolies : bad behavior without competition -- 9. Oligopoly and monopolistic competition : middle grounds -- Part 3: Applying the theories of microeconomics -- 10. Property rights and wrongs -- 11. Asymmetric information and public goods -- 12. Health economics and healthcare finance -- 13. Behavioral economics: investigating irrationality -- Part 4: Macroeconomics : the science of economic growth and stability -- 14. How economists measure the macroeconomy -- 15. Inflation frustration : why more money isn't always good -- 16. Understanding why recessions happen -- 17. Fighting recessions with monetary and fiscal policy -- 18. Grasping the origins and effects of financial crises -- Part 5: The part of tens -- 19. Ten seductive economic fallacies -- 20. Ten economic ideas to hold dear -- 21. Ten (or so) famous economists -- Appendix: Glossary
Control code
on1035015735
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xiii, 410 pages
Isbn
9781119476382
Lccn
2018937401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1035015735
Label
Economics, by Sean Masaki Flynn, PhD
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Economics : the science of how people deal with scarcity -- 1. What economics is and why you should care -- 2. Cookies or ice cream? Exploring consumer choices -- 3. Producing stuff to maximize happiness -- Part 2: Microeconomics : the science of consumer and firm behavior -- 4. Supply and demand made easy -- 5. Introducing Homo Economicus, the utility-maximizing consumer -- 6. The core of capitalism : the profit-maximizing firm -- 7. Why economists love free markets and competition -- 8. Monopolies : bad behavior without competition -- 9. Oligopoly and monopolistic competition : middle grounds -- Part 3: Applying the theories of microeconomics -- 10. Property rights and wrongs -- 11. Asymmetric information and public goods -- 12. Health economics and healthcare finance -- 13. Behavioral economics: investigating irrationality -- Part 4: Macroeconomics : the science of economic growth and stability -- 14. How economists measure the macroeconomy -- 15. Inflation frustration : why more money isn't always good -- 16. Understanding why recessions happen -- 17. Fighting recessions with monetary and fiscal policy -- 18. Grasping the origins and effects of financial crises -- Part 5: The part of tens -- 19. Ten seductive economic fallacies -- 20. Ten economic ideas to hold dear -- 21. Ten (or so) famous economists -- Appendix: Glossary
Control code
on1035015735
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xiii, 410 pages
Isbn
9781119476382
Lccn
2018937401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1035015735

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