An Introduction to the UK Economy, now in its fifth edition, offers students an authoritative, straightforward introduction to the salient features of the modern British economy. Generously illustrated, this text is intellectually accessible to beginning students of economics at a wide range of levels, from GCSE and A-level study through beginning economics courses and professional examinations. The fifth edition focuses on Britain's role in the world economy, and includes updated material on: * Regulation * Social policy * Inflation * Foreign direct investment * Transnational corporations * Transport infrastructure * Health service provision * Pensions * The environment * The Euro * Central Bank independence * Technical change * Housing * Higher education * World trade * Manufacturing and the "weightless economy" * Regional policy Each chapter ends with a selection of questions and exercises designed to encourage students to collect, present, and interpret simple statistical and other data from easily accessible sources.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 348
Edition: 5th Revised edition
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