Economic Workbook and Data - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080129587, 9781483158112

Economic Workbook and Data

1st Edition

A Tutorial Volume for Students

Authors: D. I. Trotman-Dickenson
Editors: R Brown G. Chandler W. A. Davis
eBook ISBN: 9781483158112
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 242
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Description

Economic Workbook and Data presents topics that correspond to the syllabuses for the General Certificate of Education at A level as well as general economic courses at universities. This book aims to introduce students to facts and to encourage them to deliberate in numbers. Organized into two parts, this book begins with questions that can serve as basis for group discussion or as subjects for essays, which are grouped under distinct headings that cover the study of national income, population, consumption, distribution, and production. This text then covers finance and the role of the government in the national economy. Other chapters consider the statistical material for a certain number of countries. The final chapter provides a compilation of tables to match the questions in Part 1 to aid students at a junior level. This book is a valuable resource for students who are in their last years at school and first year at university.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Part 1. Introduction How to Use this Book Some Problems of the Quantitative Approach Graphs Abbreviations Questions and Essay Subjects Part 2. Tables

1. Population 2. National Income and Wealth 3. Factors of Production: Land and Agriculture 4. Factors of Production: Labor and Trade Unions 5. Factors of Production: Capital 6. Energy 7. Households: Consumption; Cost of Living 8. Housing 9. Types and Size of Business Units 10. Industry: Output and Productivity 11. Research and Development, Automation 12. Selected Industries: Aircraft 13. Selected Industries: Automobile 14. Selected Industries: Chemical 15. Selected Industries: Construction 16. Selected Industries: Iron and Steel 17. Transport 18. Mergers, Monopolies and Scale of Production 19. Nationalized Industries 20. Commerce and Advertising 21. Currency: Money Supply; Foreign Exchange 22. Banking and Money Market 23. Insurance, Building Societies, Hire Purchase and Consumer Credit 24. Stock Exchange 25. Business Finance 26. Foreign Trade 27. Terms of Trade 28. Balance of Payments 29. Commodities: Production and Trade 30. Foreign Aid and the Developing Countries 31. Public Finance: Taxation 32. Public Finance: Expenditure 33. Public Finance: National Debt

Details

No. of pages:
242
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1969
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483158112

About the Author

D. I. Trotman-Dickenson

About the Editor

R Brown

G. Chandler

Affiliations and Expertise

Canberra, Australia

W. A. Davis

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