Provides a comprehensive coverage of statistical concepts and methods delivered in a student friendly, step-by-step format. This book includes self-reviews, cumulative exercises, and coverage of software applications including Excel, Minitab, and MegaStat for Excel.
An introduction to economics tailor-made for business students. It explains economic principles clearly within the context of modern business, drawing on a wealth of contemporary examples that bring the topics to life.
___________Longlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2019'Extreme Economies is a revelation - and a must-read.' Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England To understand how humans react and adapt to economic change we need to study people who live in harsh environments.
We are, to use a technical economic term, screwed. The cowboy capitalists had a party with everyone's money and now we're all paying for it. What went wrong? And will we learn our lesson - or just carry on as before, like celebrating surviving a heart attack with a packet of Rothmans? This book tells the true story of the economic crisis.
Whilst we may not like tax very much, in contrast it is clear that we really do like the public services which governments provide. This title shows what tax is for and how it contributes to the creation of the society we aspire to.
This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro and macroeconomics on a global scale. An essential book for professional economists as well as for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance.
The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, the author, former finance minister of Greece, shows that the origins of the collapse go far deeper than our leaders are prepared to admit - and that we have done nothing so far to fix them.
The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations. This title challenges the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and puts forward a vision that transforms economics and restores prosperity. It asserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking.
Offers straight answers to every question you've ever had about how the economy works and how it affects your life. This title starts with three guys on an island who barely survive by fishing barehanded.
What is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, and psychology. This book argues that in order to fully grasp the nature of economic growth we need to turn to the science of information, networks and complexity.
Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, this work describes the lives of two children who live very different lives in different parts of the world: in the Mid-West USA and in Ethiopia. Along the way, it provides an introduction to key economic factors and concepts such as individual choices, national policies, and equity.
Presents an analysis of the financial crisis, what has happened since and where we should go from here. Tackling a wider range of subjects than in Capital, from productivity in Britain to Barack Obama, this book deals with liberation.
In the next twenty years the world economy will enjoy one of its strongest periods of growth. Greater innovation and technical change will increase opportunities. Life expectancy, income and educational standards will rise. This book looks objectively at the changing global economy - what is happening and what it means.
Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, Roma, and Paris St. Germain Can,and Why Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United Cannot Be Stopped
Offers a glimpse into the future and shows what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. The author looks at the trends in capitalism and asks whether it is a sustainable system. He explores the dangers of a society built on credit, and challenges the myth that remorseless growth is essential.
Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? This title argues that inequality is a choice - the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided priorities. It exposes the inequality that is afflicting America and other Western countries in thrall to neoliberalism.
A refreshingly straightforward textbook that reinforces understanding of economic theory by placing student experiences at the heart of learning. Easy to follow concepts are presented at an appropriate pace and in a relevant and engaging manner, while still covering all the essential material needed on an introductory economics module.
According to the author, the mechanistic viewpoint of conventional economics is drastically limited - because it cannot comprehend the vital nature of networks. In this book, he shows, network effects make conventional approaches to policy, whether in the public or corporate sectors, much more likely to fail.
Our social and economic worlds have been revolutionised by a massive increase in our awareness of the choices, decisions, behaviours and opinions of other people. In this title, the author shows network effects make conventional approaches to policy, whether in the public or corporate sectors, more likely to fail.
From the inability of wealth to make us happier, to our catastrophic blindness to the credit crunch, this book reveals ten ways in which economics has failed us. It explains how the economy is the result of complex and unpredictable processes; how risk models go astray; and, why the economy is not rational or fair.
Parsing the complicated flood of data on debt, trade and capital flows, this book explains exactly which numbers are most telling for a nation's fortunes, and when they signal a turn for the better or worse. It is suitable for the business executive or investor - interested in a new economics focused on what is coming next, not on the past.
William is an economist, which means he is good at reducing an infinitely complex world into a set of clear, rational principles about the way people and markets behave. Unfortunately, he has never been able to replicate this in the world of romance. In this book, he sets out to apply the rules of economics to save his floundering love life.
Explains why we are experiencing destructively high levels of inequality - and why this is not inevitable. This book focuses chiefly on the gross inequality to which these systems give rise, but also explains how inextricably interlinked they are.
Offers a bold solution to our recurring economic crises: innovative new forms of institutional ownership.Takes the reader on a global journey to meet the people and organizations that are pioneering new forms of life - sustaining ownership.By the author of the classic The Divine Right of Capital.Looking around at the wreckage left...
Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades. To reduce them, we need fresh ideas that move beyond taxes on the wealthy. Anthony B. Atkinson offers ambitious new policies in technology, employment, social security, sharing of capital, and taxation, and he defends them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
All specialist economics students, plus students taking a non-specialist module, and social science students taking an economics module will need this book. It will equip them for all various styles of assessment they may face, including paper-based examinations involving longer or shorter questions.