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The complete idiot's guide to economics

Author: Tom Gorman
Publisher: New York : Alpha, ©2011.
Series: Complete idiot's guide.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a guide to economics that covers such topics as leading economic indicators, fiscal and monetary policy, supply and demand, consumer behavior, the federal budget, business cycles, and the banking system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gorman, Tom.
Complete idiot's guide to economics.
New York : Alpha, ©2011
(DLC) 2010908788
(OCoLC)671165472
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Gorman
ISBN: 9781101470046 1101470046 9781101478387 1101478381
OCLC Number: 759840144
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 414 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Economics explains it all --
Who gets what, and how? --
GDP and the players three --
The economist's toolbox --
Supply, demand, and the invisible hand --
Look at these prices! --
Capitalism at work --
Buyer be where? --
Income, outgo, and investment --
The business of business --
Wages, workers, and the workplace --
To have and have not --
The government and the economy --
The ups and downs of the business cycle --
Hey, big spender! The federal budget --
Fiscal policy and economic growth --
Money, the banking system, and policy --
The color- and velocity- of money --
The banks' bank: the Federal Reserve --
Monetary policy: the gas and the brakes --
The global economy --
International trade: exports, imports, etc. --
International finance --
The global economy --
Situational economics --
U.S. health care: on life support? --
The economics of sustainable growth --
Learning to "read" the economy --
Everyday economics.
Series Title: Complete idiot's guide.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Economics
Responsibility: by Tom Gorman.
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