An up-to-date and down-to-earth introduction to the key economic issues that shape our world - the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand how economics impacts on our everyday lives by Ross Gittins, economics editor (and guru) of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
A clear, concise and entertaining introduction to the economics of today, written by Sydney Morning Herald/The Age economics guru Ross Gittins.
Drawing on many of Ross's popular columns and the needs of final year high school economics students, Gittins' Guide provides bite-sized, easy-to-follow explanations of the key issues in economics and macroeconomics that shape our world. Featuring Ross's trademark intelligence, clarity and down-to-earth approach, this book is essential reading for senior students and anyone who wants a better understanding of what economics - and economic policies - are all about.
Ross Gittins is the Economics Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald and an economic columnist for The Age. Before joining the SMH, Ross worked as an auditor with the national chartered accounting firm, Touche Ross + Co. In 1993 he won the Citibank Pan Asia award for excellence in financial journalism. Ross has been a Nuffield press fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a journalist-in-residence at the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne. He has written and contributed to various books and periodicals. His most recent book was How Australia Compares.
Table Of Contents:
1. Introduction to economics
2. The labour market
3. The financial markets
4. Government in the economy
5. The global economy
6. Australia's place in the global economy
7. Economic issues
8. Economic policies and management
Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin
Paperback - B format