A new edition that matches the content of the 2011 Cambridge syllabus. This new edition, available in both print and e-book formats, offers comprehensive syllabus coverage and a clear division of content into AS and A Level material. Fully endorsed by CIE and presented in full colour, it offers a truly international perspective on the study of economics. Written in a clear and accessible style by experienced senior examiners, this course uses up-to-date examples and data from a wide-range of economies.
The print book includes a CD-ROM providing answers to the questions in the coursebook as well as extra exam practice questions. These additional materials are also included in the e-book version.
Preface; Introduction: the economist's toolkit and the CIE examinations; 1. Basic economic ideas; Supplement: basic economic ideas; 2. The price system; Supplement: the price system; 3. Government intervention in the price system; Supplement: government intervention in the price system; 4. International trade; 5. Theory and measurement in the macroeconomy; Supplement: theory and measurement in the macroeconomy; 6. Macroeconomic problems; Supplement: macroeconomic problems; 7. Macroeconomic policies; Supplement: macroeconomic policies; 8. Preparing for examinations; Glossary; Index; Acknowledgements.