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This new edition of the market-leading Essentials of Economics has been updated with the most recent data and coverage of economic issues as the world tries to recover from global financial turmoil and looks at explanations of how consumers and firms really behave. Its classic features and clear and engaging writing style is complemented by strong theoretical coverage and a wealth of pedagogical features to support learning.
John Sloman was Director of the Economics Network from its foundation in 1999 until 2012, and is now Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol where the Network is based. John is also Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Dean Garratt is Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick.