A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Paperback Reference)

A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Paperback Reference)

by JohnBlack (Author)


This second edition provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date coverage of economics, with fully updated entries on developments such as e-commerce and the euro. The author provides over 2500 clear and jargon-free definitions of all the terms likely to be encountered by students. All aspects of economic theory, from microeconomics to public finance and international trade are covered, as well as international coverage of economic organizations and institutions. Mathematical and statistical terms widely used in economics, as well as words in related areas such as business and finance, are also covered. Appendices cover the Greek alphabet and the winners of the Nobel Prize for Economics. Anyone who comes into contact with economic terms should find this dictionary a useful source of reference.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
Edition: 2
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 01 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 0198613490
ISBN 13: 9780198613497

Author Bio

John Black is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Exeter, and Honorary Departmental Fellow at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He has written he Economics of Modern Britain, Essential Mathematics for Economists (with J.F. Bradley), and Housing Policy and Finance (with D.C. Stafford), and has helped to edit books for the International Economics Study Group and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.