BUSINESS ECONOMCS 1E PHA, 1st edition

  • Judith Dwyer
  • Tim Dein

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Overview

  • Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter, detail the learning goals relevant to the chapter and help students focus on its content.
  • Concepts to Skills sections included in each chapter to reinforce issues and concepts through a series of key questions.
  • Case Studies - provided throughout the book, provide students with current examples of Australian economic situations. Each case study includes questions to reinforce key issues discussed within the case.
  • End of chapter summaries provides a concise overview of the chapter content.
  • Self-assessment questions - ten self assessment questions have been included at the end of each chapter to help consolidate student skills. Answers have been provided at the end of the book.
  • Theory into Practice sections, at the end of each part, act as a case study to help students apply their theoretical knowledge and skills to practical business situations.
  • Glossary - definitions for key terms that have been highlighted throughout the text.
  • References - an extensive list of references has been included to assist students with further reading.

Table of contents

I. WHAT IS AN ECONOMY?

1. The Economic Environment.
2. Resources: The Factors of Production.
3. Labour Economics.
4. Different Types of Economic Systems.

II. HOW AN ECONOMY WORKS.

5. The Circular Flow of Income.
6. The Business Cycle.
7. The Aggregate Demand.
8. Inflation.
9. Economic Growth and Development.

III. THE FINANCIAL SECTOR.

10. Money and Interest Rates.
11. Australian Financial System.

IV. THE PRICE MECHANISM AND THE COSTS OF PRODUCTION.

12. The Price Mechanism.
13. The Costs of Production.

V. MARKET STRUCTURE.

14. Perfect Competition.
15. Monopolistic Competition.
16. Oligopoly.
17. Monopoly.
18. Restrictive Trade Practices.

VI. THE INTERNATIONAL SECTOR: ITS IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY.

19. International Trade.
20. International Payments and Investment.
21. Exchange Rates.

VII. GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC POLICY: ITS IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY.

22. Macroeconomic Management.
23. Fiscal Policy.
24. Monetary Policy.
25. Labour Market and Industrial Relations Policy.
26. Restructuring Australia.

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Published by Prentice Hall (September 20th 1996) - Copyright © 1996