Economics (McGraw-Hill Series Economics)

3 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780073511498: Economics (McGraw-Hill Series Economics)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Built from the ground up to focus on what matters to students in today's high-tech, globalized world, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Morduch's Economics represents a new generation of products, optimized for digital delivery and available with the best-in-class adaptive study resources in McGraw-Hill's LearnSmart Advantage Suite. Engagement with real-world problems is built into the very fabric of the learning materials as students are encouraged to think about economics in efficient, innovative, and meaningful ways.

Drawing on the authors' experiences as academic economists, teachers, and policy advisors, a familiar curriculum is combined with material from new research and applied areas such as finance, behavioral economics, and the political economy, to share with students how what they're learning really matters. This modern approach is organized around learning objectives and matched with sound assessment tools aimed at enhancing students' analytical and critical thinking competencies. Students and faculty will find content that breaks down barriers between what goes on in the classroom and what is going on in our nation and broader world.

By teaching the right questions to ask, Karlan and Morduch provide readers with a method for working through decisions they'll face in life and ultimately show that economics is the common thread that enables us to understand, analyze, and solve problems in our local communities and around the world.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Dean Karlan is Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern Universityand President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). Dean startedIPA in 2002 with two aims: to help learn what works and what does not in thefight against poverty and other social problems around the world, and then toimplement successful ideas at scale. IPA has worked in over 50 countries, with1,000 employees around the world. Dean's personal research focuses on usingfield experiments to learn more about the effectiveness of financial servicesfor low-income households, with a focus on using behavioral economicsapproaches to improve financial prod-ucts and services. His research includesrelated areas, such as building income for those in extreme poverty, charitablefund-raising, voting, health, and education. Dean is also cofounder ofstickK.com, a start-up that helps people use commitment contracts to achievepersonal goals, such as losing weight or completing a problem set on time, andin 2015 he founded ImpactMatters, an organization that helps assess whetherchari-table organizations are using and producing appropriate evi-dence ofimpact. Dean is a Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and anExecutive Committee member of the Board of the M.I.T. Jameel Poverty ActionLab. In 2007 he was awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientistsand Engineers. He is coeditor of the Journal of Development Economics andon the editorial board of American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Heholds a BA from University of Virginia, an MPP and MBA from University ofChicago, and a PhD in Economics from MIT. In 2016 he coauthored Fail-ing inthe Field, and in 2011 he coauthored More Than Good Intentions: Improving the Ways the World's Poor Borrow, Save, Farm, Learn, and StayHealthy. Jonathan Morduch is Professor of Public Policy and Economics at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Jonathan focuses on innovations that expand the frontiers of finance and how financial markets shape economic growth and inequality. Jonathan has lived and worked in Asia, but his newest book, The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty (written with Rachel Schneider and published by Princeton University Press, 2017), follows families in California, Mississippi, Ohio, Kentucky, and New York as they cope with economic ups and downs over a year. The new work jumps off from ideas in Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day (Princeton University Press, 2009), which Jonathan coauthored and which describes how families in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa devise ways to make it through a year living on $2 a day or less. Jonathan's research on financial markets is collected in The Economics of Micro-finance and Banking the World, both published by MIT Press. At NYU, Jonathan is executive director of the Financial Access Initiative, a center that supports research on extending access to finance in low-income communities. Jonathan's ideas have also shaped policy through work with the United Nations, World Bank, and other international organizations. In 2009, the Free University of Brussels awarded Jonathan an honorary doctorate to recognize his work on micro-finance. He holds a BA from Brown and a PhD from Harvard, both in Economics.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Morduch Assistant Professor of Economics, Jonathan J.,Karlan Assistant Professor of Economics, Dean S.
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2013)
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Solr Books
(Skokie, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # mon0000788061

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
23.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.04
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Karlan, Dean
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2013)
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0073511498_abe_bn

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
34.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Karlan, Dean; Morduch, Jonathan
Published by McGraw-Hill/Irwin (2013)
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0073511498

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
34.84
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Morduch Assistant Professor of Economics, Jonathan J.; Karlan Assistant Professor of Economics, Dean S.
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2013)
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Davinci Book Company, Inc
(Midland Park, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. NEW TEXTBOOK-SHIPS WITH EMAILED TRACKING. Seller Inventory # Sep18-9780073511498

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
60.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.04
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Karlan Assistant Professor of Economics, Dean S.; Morduch Assistant Professor of Economics, Jonathan J.
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
SGS Trading Inc
(Franklin Lakes, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0073511498 New Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Seller Inventory # Z0073511498ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
76.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.96
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Dean Karlan/ Jonathan Morduch
Published by McGraw-Hill/Irwin (2013)
ISBN 10: 0073511498 ISBN 13: 9780073511498
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)

Book Description McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 1056 pages. 10.20x8.90x1.60 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0073511498

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
72.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds