Principles of Economics
by Libby Rittenberg, Timothy Tregarthen
Publisher: Flat World Knowledge 2011
Number of pages: 913
The authors teach economics as the study of 'choice' by providing students with an accessible, straightforward overview of economics. Rittenberg and Tregarthen help students to understand how real individuals actually work with economics.
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