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The complete idiot's guide to economics, by Tom Gorman

Label
The complete idiot's guide to economics
Title
The complete idiot's guide to economics
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Gorman
Title variation
Economics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
330
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB171.5
LC item number
.G6484 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Complete idiot's guide
Label
The complete idiot's guide to economics, by Tom Gorman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Understand the forces behind the ups and downs of our economy" --Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-392) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 414 p.
Isbn
9781592579815
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010-908788
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm671165472
  • 4494-46360
  • (OCoLC)671165472
Label
The complete idiot's guide to economics, by Tom Gorman
Publication
Note
"Understand the forces behind the ups and downs of our economy" --Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-392) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 414 p.
Isbn
9781592579815
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010-908788
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm671165472
  • 4494-46360
  • (OCoLC)671165472

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