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Economics: The Key Concepts

By Donald Rutherford

© 2007 – Routledge

254 pages

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About the Book

An A-Z of contemporary economics in all its forms, Economics: the Key Concepts is an affordable, accessible reference for students, lecturers and economists at every level. The key topics explored include:

  • competition and monopoly
  • development economics
  • game theory
  • property rights
  • taxation.

Fully cross-referenced with extensive guides to further reading, this is the essential comprehensive pocket reference to the ideas, issues and practice of economics in the twenty-first century.


'…more useful than a dictionary and certainly more interesting!' – The Bookseller

'A useful supporting text that is likely to engender lively discussion and debate.'– Jacek Brant, University of London, UK

'Clearly this book will appeal to economics undergraduates, but furthermore to any course with an economics content.' – Tony Cleaver, University of Durham, UK

Table of Contents

Capitalism Contract Theory Competition and Monopoly Game Theory Development Economics and Property Rights

About the Author

Donald Rutherford is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Edinburgh and the author of The Routledge Dictionary of Economics (2002).

About the Series

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Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Reference
    BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
    BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Comparative