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The Resource Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell

Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell

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Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy
Title
Basic economics
Title remainder
a common sense guide to the economy
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An accessible, jargon-free resource outlines the principles behind each major type of economy including capitalist, socialist, and feudal, in terms of the incentives each creates
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-
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Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
330
Index
index present
LC call number
HB171
LC item number
.S713 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Economics
Label
Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 569-613) and index
Contents
What is economics? -- pt. I. Prices and markets. The role of prices ; Price controls ; An overview --pt. II. Industry and commerce. The rise and fall of businesses ; The role of profits--and losses ; Big business and government ; An overview -- pt. III. Work and pay. Productivity and pay ; Controlled labor markets ; An overview -- pt. IV. Time and risk. Investment and speculation ; Risks and insurance ; An overview -- pt. V. The national economy. National output ; Money and the banking system ; Government functions; Government finance; An overview -- pt. VI. The international economy. International trade ; International transfers of wealth ; An overview-- pt. VII. Special economic issues. Myths about markets; "Non-economic" values ; Parting thoughts
Control code
ocm76897806
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
viii, 627 p.
Isbn
9780465002603
Lccn
2006039835
Note
Gift of Charles Lindsay.
System control number
(OCoLC)76897806
Label
Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 569-613) and index
Contents
What is economics? -- pt. I. Prices and markets. The role of prices ; Price controls ; An overview --pt. II. Industry and commerce. The rise and fall of businesses ; The role of profits--and losses ; Big business and government ; An overview -- pt. III. Work and pay. Productivity and pay ; Controlled labor markets ; An overview -- pt. IV. Time and risk. Investment and speculation ; Risks and insurance ; An overview -- pt. V. The national economy. National output ; Money and the banking system ; Government functions; Government finance; An overview -- pt. VI. The international economy. International trade ; International transfers of wealth ; An overview-- pt. VII. Special economic issues. Myths about markets; "Non-economic" values ; Parting thoughts
Control code
ocm76897806
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
viii, 627 p.
Isbn
9780465002603
Lccn
2006039835
Note
Gift of Charles Lindsay.
System control number
(OCoLC)76897806

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