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Economics (What's New in Economics)

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Author: Hubbard, Glenn

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 7

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 1176

Release Date: 12-01-2018

Details: Product Description For two-semester courses in the principles of economics.   The relevance of economics shown through real-world business examples The authors of Economics help foster interest in the discipline concepts, and make the key principles of this topic relevant to readers’ lives by demonstrating how real businesses use economics to make decisions every day. With an ever changing US and world economy, the 7th Edition has been updated with the latest developments using new real-world business and policy examples. Regardless of their future career path -- opening an art studio, trading on Wall Street, or bartending at the local pub, readers will benefit from understanding the economic forces behind their work.   Also available with MyLab Economics By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab™ personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.   Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Economics does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Economics, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Economics, search for:   0134833120 / 9780134833125 Economics Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 7/e     Package consists of: 0134738322 / 9780134738321 Economics 013473940X / 9780134739403 MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Economics       About the Author R. Glenn Hubbard, policymaker, professor, and researcher. Hubbard is the dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, and professor of economics in Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a director of Automatic Data Processing, Black Rock Closed-End Funds, and MetLife. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1983. From 2001 to 2003, he served as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and chairman of the OECD Economic Policy Committee, and from 1991 to 1993, he was deputy assistant secretary of the US Treasury Department. He currently serves as co-chair of the nonpartisan Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Hubbard’s fields of specialization are public economics, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, macroeconomics, industrial organization, and public policy. He is the author of more than 100 articles in leading journals, including American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, RAND Journal of Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and numerous private foundations. Tony O’Brien, award-winning professor and researcher. O’Brien is a professor of economics at Lehigh University. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987. He has taught principles of economics for more than 20 years, in both large sections and small honors classes. He received the Lehigh University Award for Distinguished Teaching. He was formerly the director of the Diamond Center for Economic Education and was named a Dana Foundation Faculty Fellow and Lehigh Class of 1961 Professor of Economics. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. O’Brien’s research has dealt with issues such as the evolution of the US automobile industry, the sources of US economic competitive

Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.9 x 1.7 inches

Languages: English