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Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy

Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy - 3rd edition

Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780465002603

ISBN10: 0465002609

Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell - ISBN 9780465002603
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell - ISBN 9780465002603

ISBN13: 9780465002603

ISBN10: 0465002609

Edition: 3RD 07

Other Editions of Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

What is economics? p. 1
The role of prices p. 11
Price controls p. 38
An overview p. 62
The rise and fall of businesses p. 89
The role of profits - and losses p. 108
Big business and government p. 138
An overview p. 162
Productivity and pay p. 183
Controlled labor markets p. 207
An overview p. 237
Investment and speculation p. 257
Risks and insurance p. 282
An overview p. 307
National output p. 325
Money and the banking system p. 342
Government functions p. 364
Government finance p. 393
An overview p. 419
International trade p. 433
International transfers of wealth p. 457
An overview p. 480
Myths about markets p. 495
''Non-economic'' values p. 518
Parting thoughts p. 544
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Other Editions of Basic Economics : Common Sense Guide to the Economy

Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell - ISBN 9780465022526
Basic Economics : Revised and Expanded by Thomas Sowell - ISBN 9780465081455