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Author McAleese, Dermot.

Title Economics for business : competition, macro-stability, and globalisation / Dermot McAleese
Edition Third edition
Published Harlow, England ; New York : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2004


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Description xxii, 620 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. The economic policy consensus -- 2. What makes nations grow? -- Pt. I. The market system and competition -- 3. The market system in action -- 4. Market demand and the pricing decision -- 5. The firm in a competitive market -- 6. The economics of market power -- 7. Competition policy, privatisation and regulation -- 8. Government intervention and the market system -- 9. Business and the environment -- 10. Hiring labour and the investment decision -- Pt. II. The macroeconomic framework -- 11. Aggregate supply, aggregate demand and the price level -- 12. Price stability and central banks -- 13. Understanding interest rates and monetary policy -- 14. Unemployment and the labour market -- 15. Fiscal policy, budget deficits and government debt -- 16. Business fluctuations and forecasting -- Pt. III. The global economy -- 17. Foreign trade : patterns and policy -- 18. Capital flows and foreign investment -- 19. Labour migration
20. The balance of payments : what it is and why it matters -- 21. Coping with exchange rates -- 22. Exchange rate regimes and the Euro
Summary "Specially tailored for a business-oriented audience, this text provides a complete introduction to economics for business programmes. With its non-technical and down-to-earth style this book will help make the economics module on your business or professional programme a more instructive and enjoyable experience. Economics for Business is especially suitable for MBA and other executive programmes, as well as for post-experience conversion courses."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Managerial economics.
LC no. 2004043237
ISBN 0273683985 paperback