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Welcome to your Business Economics reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Economics. Twelfth edition by Economics is all around us. It influences our daily lives, our society, political decisions, environmental
concerns and the future we leave for our children. The twelfth edition of Economics by David Begg and
Gianluigi Vernasca is a focused toolkit for studying economics. It enables the reader to understand how
economics underpins the world we live in, by presenting the economic theory in a clear and accessible
way and applying it to real world situations.
This new edition has been revised and updated to include the latest topics and issues, such as the role
of information and the digital economy, immigration, and globalization. This material, combined with a
rich array of pedagogical features, encourages students to understand not only our economic past and
present, but also our changing world and the way in which economics can make sense of it.
Call Number: 330 BEG
Publication Date: 2020
Economics for business Sixth edition by Economics for Business now in its 6th edition remains an essential introduction to economics for business students. It provides an accessible guide to the practical uses of economics and covers topics on the global economy, GDP growth as a policy, the rise of populism and Brexit.
•Draws on a wealth of contemporary examples to bring economic topics to life
oFully updated case studies cover contemporary topics such as banking in the UAE, Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the Disney-Comcast acquisition and the proposed ASDA-Sainsbury merger.
•Key economic theories explained within the context of modern business
oUpdated Business applications on issues such as mergers and acquisitions, hedging and membership of the eurozone that connects economic theories to contemporary business life.
•Equips students with a practical toolkit of economics skills for business
oTargeted chapter exercises include concept questions, calculations and graphing practice.
•Connect resources such as algorithmic and static questions, application-based activities, graphing tutorials, maths preparedness exercises and a Testbank.
Call Number: 338.5 BEG
Publication Date: 2019
Business Economics by The Eurozone crisis and the age of austerity, as well as challenges to the environment as a result of economic growth have highlighted the need for a greater understanding of those facets of economics that are of most use to businesses and their decision makers. This book introduces all of the relevant theoretical aspects of the subject and applies them to real-life examples of economics that are of particular interest to students today, including: the impact of globalization; the way in which 'green' perspectives can be built into decision making and how the financial crisis has challenged economists, politicians and business people to rethink their existing ideas. Replete with illuminating case studies, and benefitting from features such as activities, review questions and further reading, Business Economicsintroduces the theory and practice of economics for non-specialist students new to the topic.
Call Number: 338.5 DRA + eBook
Publication Date: 2013
Doing Economics by Doing Economics offers a clear and accessible guide to the nature of Economics. Unlike many other mainstream disciplines, economics is a subject that many students meet for the first time when they arrive at University to study the subject at degree level. The way economics is studied at university level can vary greatly from economics as represented in the media, but this handy beginner¿s guide bridges that gap. This book answers such questions as: What is economics as a subject? What sorts of questions does it address? What skills are needed to become a good economist? Where will it take me? Students will be introduced to the key characters who contributed to the development of economics, as well as to the central ideas and concepts. This definitive guide outlines the attributes that make a good economist and presents a wide variety of employment opportunities that can follow the study of economics. Familiarising students with the important terms and issues, it is an essential volume for all students approaching this fascinating subject.
Call Number: 330 SMI + eBook
Publication Date: 2016-04-18
IBISWorld are the global leading provider of industry & market sector research and analysis. With instant access to 450 regularly updated UK industry reports, students have instant data they can refer to on any area of the UK market. IBISWorld reports incorporate SWOT and PESTLE analysis as well as Porter’s 5 forces so it’s a fantastic reference points for assignments and dissertations.