A Dictionary of Economics by John BlackA Dictionary of Economics by John Black

A Dictionary of Economics

byJohn Black, Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles

Hardcover | February 15, 2009

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An authoritative and comprehensive dictionary containing 2,500 key economic terms with clear, concise definitions. Covers all aspects of economics including economic theory as well as applied micro and macroeconomics, such as labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetaryeconomics, environmental economics, and many others. Strong coverage of international trade as well as economic organisations and institutions from around the world. This edition contains expanded coverage of common econometric concepts and displays major theoretical concepts including agency,competition, equilibrium, efficiency, and information, in the form of highlighted feature entries.This fully revised and updated edition now provides recommended web links at entry level. Updated via the Dictionary of Economics companion web page, they are a valuable source of relevant extra information. A new appendix listing other useful websites makes this edition a vital reference work,loaded with information. With an easy-to-navigate A-Z layout, this book is as ideal for browsing as it is useful for quick reference. An essential guide for professional economists, students of economics, business, and finance, and anyone who has to deal with economic data.
John Black was a Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Merton College, Oxford and then Professor of Economic Theory at the University of Exeter. His many publications include The Economics of Modern Britain, Essential Mathematics for Economics (with J. F. Bradley), and Housing Policy and Finance (with D.C. Stafford). He is now an Emeritus ...
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Title:A Dictionary of EconomicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.03 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199237050

ISBN - 13:9780199237050

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PrefaceDictionaryAppendicesThe Greek AlphabetWinners of the Nobel Prize for EconomicsWebsites

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`Review from previous edition John Black's dictionary provides clear and concise explanations...An excellent system of cross-referencing the various entries is a valuable aspect... this book is strongly recommended as a handy work of reference for any non-economist who wants to have a betteridea about what is going on in economic debates...this book deserves to sell well to a wide audience...it illuminates in a concise and accessible way many of the words and ideas used both in economics itself and in practical political debates on the subject.'Times Higher Education Supplement