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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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



Part 1. Introduction

How to Use this Book

Some Problems of the Quantitative Approach



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


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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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