Essentials of Economics

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9780137798445: Essentials of Economics

If your introductory textbook provides far too much information for your time-pressed students then you should take a look at John Sloman's Essentials of Economics. This new text is an abridged and revised version of Sloman's best-selling introductory text Economics, 3rd edition; with only 350 pages, it is suitable for lighter introductory courses, single semester courses or any short undergraduate level courses. The text contains essential theory, real-world applications, and presents introductory economics in a brief format. Students will learn faster and more efficiently when provided with more focused and strictly relevant theory.

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Essentials of Economics, third edition, 

puts economics in the context of the real world, bringing the subject alive and providing insight into the economy in which we live and the economic forces that shape our lives.

The book is designed for one-semester courses in introductory economics or for year-long principles courses for non-specialist economics students. This text also matches the new A-level syllabus and will be entirely suitable for AS and A2 students.

Features 

  • Attractive two-colour design.
  • Current and topical examples.
  • Extensive glossary.
  • Web references at the end of each chapter, which can be hotlinked from the book’s excellent Companion Website.
  • Review questions with answers.

New to this edition

  • Use of icons throughout to highlight and explain key ideas.
  • 'Pause for thought' questions integrated throughout the text to encourage reflective learning. Answers are on the Companion Website.
  • Each section of every chapter is matched to an equivalent section in a specially adapted version of the award-winning software WinEcon, available on CD.

Student supplements

Take full advantage of the outstanding Companion Website for this text, full of resources for students. These include: multiple-choice questions for each chapter; monthly updated links to news articles, with questions and commentary; hotlinks to related websites; case studies referenced in the main text; and answers to questions in the text.

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About the author

John Sloman is Principal Lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of the West of England. He is also Director of the Economics Subject Centre of the UK government-funded Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) for higher education. Economics LTSN is based at the University of Bristol.

About the Author:

John Sloman is the Director of the Economics Network, the Economics subject centre of the Higher Education Academy. The Economics Network is based at the University of Bristol. John is also a Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England.

Dean Garrett is a Principal Lecturer in Economics and NBS Teaching and Learning Coordinator at Nottingham Trent University.

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