This text develops concepts in the context of real world policies and industries in both Washington and the world economy. Its writing style and closely integrated text and graphs help students to understand and remember the essential theories and concepts. New to this edition are a new chapter, "The Collapse of Communism", reflecting changes in the world economy and a chapter on financial markers emphasizing the growing importance of the financial sector to the overall economy.
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Bradley R. Schiller has over four decades of experience teaching introductory economics at the University of Nevada, American University, the University of California (Berkeley and Santa Cruz), and the University of Maryland. He has given guest lectures at more than 300 colleges ranging from Fresno, California, to Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Schiller's unique contribution to teaching is his ability to relate basic principles to current socioeconomic problems, institutions, and public policy decisions. This perspective is evident throughout The Economy Today.
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Book Description Irwin Professional Pub, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 8th Sty Gd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0073662720