Economics, plus MyEconLab with Pearson eText.8th Edition
This package includes a physical copy of Economics, 8/e by John Sloman, Alison Wride and Dean Garratt, as well as access to the eText and MyEconLab.
Now in its 8th edition, Economics by Sloman et al is known and loved for its active learning, student-friendly approach and unmatched lecturer and student support.
Retaining all the hall mark features of previous editions, it continues to provide a balanced, comprehensive and completely up-to-date introduction to the world of economics.
About the author
Part A Introduction
1 Introducing Economics
Part B Foundations of Microeconomics
2 Supply and Demand
3 Markets in Action
Part C Microeconomic Theory
4 Background to Demand
5 Background to Supply
6 Profit Maximising under Perfect Competition and Monopoly
7 Profit Maximising under Imperfect Competition
8 Alternative Theories of the Firm
9 The Theory of Distribution of Income
Part D Microeconomic Policy
10 Inequality, Poverty and Policies to Redistribute Income
11 Markets, Efficiency and the Public Interest
12 Environmental Policy
13 Government Policy towards Business
Part E Foundations of Macroeconomics
14 The National Economy
15 Macroeconomic Issues and Analysis: an Overview
Part F Macroeconomics
16 The Roots of Modern Macroeconomics
17 Short-run Macroeconomic Equilibrium
18 Money and Interest Rates
19 The Relationship between the Money and Goods Markets
20 Fiscal and Monetary Policy
21 Aggregate Supply, Unemployment and Inflation
22 Long-term Economic Growth
23 Supply-side Policies
Part G The World Economy
24 International Trade
25 The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
26 Global and Regional Interdependence
27 Economic Problems of Developing Countries
Appendix 1: Some Techniques of Economic Analysis
Appendix 2: Websites
Threshold Concepts and Key Idea
- New co-author, Dean Garratt, from Nottingham Business School. Dean is a macroeconomist and has contributed mainly to the macro half of the book.
- New sections on behavioural economics in Chapters 4 and 8 and coverage elsewhere to reflect the growing interest in this branch of economics.
- Comprehensive coverage of the credit crunch, the subsequent global recession, the legacy of debt, the faltering recovery in the global economy and the policy debates about tackling the problems.
- Full updating throughout, including many new case studies in boxes and a thorough examination of recent data and policies.
John Sloman is Director of the Economics Network, the economics subject centre of the Higher Education Academy. John is also Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Alison Wride is Head of the College of Business, Economics and Law at Swansea University. Prior to her appointment in late 2011, she was Deputy Director of the University of Exeter Business School.
Dean Garratt is lecturer in economics and undergraduate programme leader at Nottingham Business School.