Gerald Stone Core Economics

ISBN 13: 9780716799009

Core Economics

3.75 avg rating
( 8 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780716799009: Core Economics
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

What does CORE mean?

CoreEconomics is based on an extensive survey conducted by the author, Gerald Stone.  Professor  Stone asked several hundred instructors which chapters of their principles books they actually cover in their courses. Two important points emerged:

· One chapter/one week.  Instructors typically cover one chapter per week, or 15 chapters in a 15-week semester.

· The majority of instructors teach the same 2/3 of a standard economics textbook.

The overwhelming majority of instructors covers the same chapters in the bulk of their course and then spend minimal time covering additional chapters. Over 90% of professors cover a maximum of 15 chapters in their microeconomics or macroeconomics text, which typically includes 19-22 chapters.

 

Based on this he decided to write a textbook that covers the core topics of economics in the sequence they are most commonly taught. The result is CoreEconomics, a text that provides everything you need to cover in your course in one chapter per week at 2/3 the cost of the average principles of Economics text.

 

In this sense, “core” does not mean brief or abridged.  Rather, it means that the textbook contains the chapters that most instructors need, but very few additional chapters or special-interest topics, such as agricultural economics, urban economics, insurance, and risk. 

 

Because CoreEconomics focuses on the core principles, it includes very few boxes, sidebars, or additional features.  Rather, examples are incorporated into the main narrative of each chapter.  The result is a more satisfying reading and learning experience for the student.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

GERALD W. STONE is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA. He has taught principles of economics to over 10,000 students throughout his career, and he has also taught courses in labor economics and law and economics. He has authored or coauthored over a half dozen books and numerous articles that have been published in economic journals such as the Southern Economic Journal and the Journal of Economics and Sociology. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degree in economics at Arizona State University, his Ph.D. in economics at Rice University, and a J.D. in law at the University of Denver.

Review:

"'Easy to read, easy to understand, excellent exercises and questions.' - Phil Mayer, Three Rivers Community College, USA"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Stone, Gerald
Published by Worth Publishers
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers. Condition: New. Hardcover. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0716799006

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0716799006

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0716799006

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Stone, Gerald
Published by Worth Publishers (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110716799006

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Abridged edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Seller Inventory # AAU9780716799009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 168.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Abridged edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Seller Inventory # AAU9780716799009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 174.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Stone, Gerald
Published by Worth Publishers (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, 2007. Condition: New. 2007. 1st. Hardcover. . . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9780716799009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 186.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers (2007)
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780716799009_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 183.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.41
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Stone, Gerald
Published by Worth Publishers
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers. Condition: New. 2007. 1st. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9780716799009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 191.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gerald Stone
Published by Worth Publishers
ISBN 10: 0716799006 ISBN 13: 9780716799009
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Worth Publishers. Hardcover. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780716799009

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 190.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.68
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book