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The Resource Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell

Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell

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Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy
Title
Basic economics
Title remainder
a common sense guide to the economy
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general public in plain English
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1930-
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Sowell, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Economics
  • United States
Label
Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. What is economics? -- Part I. Prices and markets: Chapter 2. The role of prices; Chapter 3. Price controls; Chapter 4. An overview -- Part II. Industry and commerce: Chapter 5. The rise and fall of businesses; Chapter 6. The role of profits - and losses; Chapter 7. Big business and government; Chapter 8. An overview -- Part III. Work and pay: Chapter 9. Productivity and pay; Chapter 10. Controlled labor markets; Chapter 11. An overview -- Part IV. Time and risk: Chapter 12. Investment and speculation; Chapter 13. Risks and insurance; Chapter 14. An overview -- Part V. The national economy: Chapter 15. National output; Chapter 16. Money and the banking system; Chapter 17. Government functions; Chapter 18. Government finance; Chapter 19. An overview -- Part VI. The international economy: Chapter 20. International trade; Chapter 21. International transfers of wealth; Chapter 22. An overview -- Part VII. Special economic issues: Chapter 23. Myths about markets; Chapter 24. "Non-economic" values; Chapter 25. The history of economics; Chapter 26. Parting thoughts -- Questions -- Sources
Control code
9781785391255
Dimensions
digital files
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unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (40 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781785391255
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
2 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00563901
  • (Credo)basicbasic2015
  • (OCoLC)922078204
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. What is economics? -- Part I. Prices and markets: Chapter 2. The role of prices; Chapter 3. Price controls; Chapter 4. An overview -- Part II. Industry and commerce: Chapter 5. The rise and fall of businesses; Chapter 6. The role of profits - and losses; Chapter 7. Big business and government; Chapter 8. An overview -- Part III. Work and pay: Chapter 9. Productivity and pay; Chapter 10. Controlled labor markets; Chapter 11. An overview -- Part IV. Time and risk: Chapter 12. Investment and speculation; Chapter 13. Risks and insurance; Chapter 14. An overview -- Part V. The national economy: Chapter 15. National output; Chapter 16. Money and the banking system; Chapter 17. Government functions; Chapter 18. Government finance; Chapter 19. An overview -- Part VI. The international economy: Chapter 20. International trade; Chapter 21. International transfers of wealth; Chapter 22. An overview -- Part VII. Special economic issues: Chapter 23. Myths about markets; Chapter 24. "Non-economic" values; Chapter 25. The history of economics; Chapter 26. Parting thoughts -- Questions -- Sources
Control code
9781785391255
Dimensions
digital files
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (40 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781785391255
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
2 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00563901
  • (Credo)basicbasic2015
  • (OCoLC)922078204
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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