Foundations of Ecomics, fifth edition is ideal for students taking introductory ecomics modules as part of an interdisciplinary course. Building on the success of the previous editions, the book provides accessible overviews of key ecomic topics, interweaving these with real-world examples and practical activities to equip students to think for themselves. Features of this edition include: Topical and up-to-date material, presented alongside real-world examples and policy problems Additional mini case studies on areas such as banking, the housing market, sport and the music industry, to demonstrate the practical application of ecomics in contemporary situations Consideration of the global financial crisis, European ecomy and recent policy developmentsSuccinctly offering the proven quality, consistency and clarity of the parent text Ecomics ('The Student Bible', BBC Radio 4), Foundations of Ecomics, fifth edition is the essential text for today's n-specialist ecomics student. The book is accompanied by an excellent resource package at www.mcgraw-hill.co.uk/textbooks/begg, which includes: For students: Interactive graphing tool, case studies, self-test questions, weblinks For lecturers: PowerPoint slides, lecture outlines, EZ Test Online test bank, videos & teaching tes, figures from the book, solutions to questions in the book & additional exam questions
David Begg is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School. He has been an adviser to the Bank of England, HM Treasury, the IMF and the European Commission. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute and a non-executive director of Imperial Innovations, which invests in technology start-ups from Imperial College, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and UCL.