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Economics for Business Competition, Macro-Stability and Globalisation

ISBN-10: 0273646222

ISBN-13: 9780273646228

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Dermot McAleese

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This text is essential reading for all students who require a business-oriented introduction to economics, but is particularly aimed at MBA students. The strong emphasis on economic concepts and market structures ensures that this book is entirely suitable for executive programmes also.This book is a compact, self-contained introduction on economics with a strong business and practical orientation. The book focuses on three essential branches of modern economics: competition and the market system, Macroeconomics and the economics of openess and globalisation.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398

Preface
The new economic policy consensus
What makes nations grow
The market system and competition
The market system in action
Market demand and the pricing decision
The firm in a competitive market
The economics of market power
Competition policy, privatisation and regulation
Government intervention and the market system
Business and the environment
Hiring labour and the investment decision
The macroeconomic framework
Aggregate supply, aggregate demand and the price level
Price stability and central banks
Understanding interest rates and monetary policy
Unemployment and the changing labour market
Fiscal policy, budget deficits and government debt
Business fluctuations and forecasting
The global economy
Foreign trade: patterns and policy
Capital flows and foreign investment
Labour migration
The balance of payments: what it is and why it matters
Coping with exchange rates
Exchange rate regimes and the Euro
Index