Economics: Theory Through Applications
by Russell Cooper, Andrew John
Publisher: The Saylor Foundation 2013
Number of pages: 1603
This textbook centers around student needs and expectations through two premises: Students are motivated to study economics if they see that it relates to their own lives; Students learn best from an inductive approach, in which they are first confronted with a problem, and then led through the process of solving that problem.
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by F.W. Taussig - The MacMillan Company
The author states the principles of economics in such form that they shall be comprehensible to an educated and intelligent person who has not before made any systematic study of the subject. The book does not gloss over difficulties, though.
by Carl Menger - Ludwig von Mises Institute
It is said that this book is the best introduction to economic logic ever written. Carl Menger elucidated the precise nature of economic value, and rooted economics firmly in the real-world actions of individual human beings.
by David R. Henderson - Liberty Fund Inc.
In this easily accessible book, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person's daily life.
by Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education
A primer in economics that includes the best economic writing, arranged by topic to cover the division of labor, prices, profits, property, competition, saving and investment, antitrust, money and banking, advertising and marketing, and more.