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A Beginner's Guide

James Forder

Markets, models, mechanisms and monopolies… most of us understand that economics is important, but what exactly is it – and what do economists do?

In this fresh and engaging introduction, Oxford University’s James Forder skilfully presents the key concepts crucial to mastering the subject.  Combining theory with dynamic, real-life examples, he shows us why economics matters and how it shapes our world.

Economics: A Beginner’s Guide is the perfect introduction for anyone wishing to understand and interpret economic problems, both past and present.

  • Publication date: March 3, 2016
  • ISBN: 9781780746395
  • RRP: £9.99
  • Pages: 192
  • Publication date: March 3, 2016
  • ISBN: 9781780746401
  • RRP: £4.99
  • Pages: 208

James Forder

James Forder is Fellow and Tutor in Economics, Balliol College, Oxford University. He lectures in Economics and Politics and has written for the Financial Times, Independent and Prospect magazine. He was formerly on the governing body of Oxford University.

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