Economics: An Analytical Introduction

Paperback | March 15, 2005

byAmos Witztum

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Witztum's text is a robust and challenging introduction to the key principles of economics. It delivers a comprehensive and focused view of the logical core of economic analysis. Presented in a clear and accessible form, the content is nonetheless sufficiently developed to take studentsbeyond mere fundamentals, teaching them to apply economic theories and models to recognisable, real life examples. The book is therefore able to prepare students for further study of economics rather than to simply acquaint them with basic concepts. The numerous exercises, questions and model answers are designed to help students better understand the relationship between models and reality. Its pure and clean, no nonsense approach quickly takes the reader to this point of understanding. ONLINE RESOURCE CENTRE Contains further questions and answers to aid continual, independent study.

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Witztum's text is a robust and challenging introduction to the key principles of economics. It delivers a comprehensive and focused view of the logical core of economic analysis. Presented in a clear and accessible form, the content is nonetheless sufficiently developed to take studentsbeyond mere fundamentals, teaching them to apply ...

Amos Witztum is Senior Lecturer in Economics at London Metropolitan University. He is also currently Senior Academic Advisor on LSE's project creating a new International College for Economics and Finance in Moscow, Visiting Professor at Solvay Business School of Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Chief Examiner at the University of Lond...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:568 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.19 inPublished:March 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199271631

ISBN - 13:9780199271634

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Table of Contents

IntroductionTechnical preface1. The study of economics2. Individual choice3. Production and the behaviour of the firm4. Market structures5. The market for factors6. General equilibrium and welfare economics7. Externalities and public goods8. Aggregation and the macroeconomic problem9. The determinants of output10. The goods market in the closed economy11. Money and banking12. General equilibrium, employment and government policy13. Prices, inflation and unemployment14. The open economy15. Edit queries

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`It offers the student-reader an unusually 'clean' and 'pure' treatment of the relevant theoretical constructs and concepts in economics.'Dr Robin Naylor, University of Warwick