Economics

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Economics - 665 pages
The eleventh edition of this successful textbook for Economics majors has been thoroughly updated and revised to give more depth to core principles. Pitched at a level that will stretch readers but still comprehensible for beginners, Economics is explained in a straightforward manner, whilst maintaining the rigour needed to enable students to progress with their studies. The book features a depth and breadth of topics combined with a balance of technical and applied material.In-depth explanations of theoretical concepts are balanced with a range of real world examples help students to understand and apply the concepts they have learnt.This new edition includes more material on game theory, Solow Growth Model, the role of households, an introduction to the competitive general equilibrium model, competition policy and regulation, and expands its current coverage of fiscal and monetary policy.A supporting and newly expanded Online Resource Centre features supplements for lecturers including an instructor's manual; PowerPoint slides; answers to questions in the text; class exercises; and artwork from the text. Supplements for students include self-assessment multiple choice questions with feedback; crosswords compiled from key glossary terms; a list of useful websites; maths appendices; past exam papers and additional case studies.

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Dr. Richard G. Lipsey is currently professor emeritus of economics at Simon Fraser University and Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and member of their large-scale, international research project on Economic Growth and Policy. He is an officer of the Order of Canada, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Econometric Society and a past president of the Canadian Economic Society and the Atlantic Economic Society. He also holds honorary doctorates from the Universities of McMaster, Victoria, Carleton, Queen's, Toronto, Guelph, Western Ontario, Essex (England) and UBC. Dr. Lipsey received his B.A. from UBC., M.A. from Toronto and PhD from London School of Economics. Christopher Ragan is an Associate Professor of Macroeconomics and Economic Policy at McGill University. He received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has served as Special Advisor for the Bank of Canada in Ottawa and as Associate Dean of Arts for McGill University. He is currently the Editor in Chief of "World Economic Affairs," Paul Storer received his Ph.D. in 1992 from the University of Western Ontario. Prior to joining Western in 1996, he served as an economist for the Bank of Canada and as a faculty member at the University of Quebec at Montreal. Storer's teaching and research interests include macroeconomics, money and banking, labor, and Canadian economic policy and issues. His current research focuses on economic integration in North America and on the economics of education. In 1997, 2001, and 2004 he received the CBE Dean's research award. He received the 2004 "Excellence in Teaching Award, one of two awarded each year by the University.

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