Exploring Economics

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Cengage Learning, Jan 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 1024 pages
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EXPLORING ECONOMICS, Fifth Edition, is not a traditional encyclopedic text filled with technical details. Rather, it is an engaging, modern, back-to-basics book designed to promote economic literacy and help students appreciate how economics affects their everyday lives. This reader-friendly text includes innovative learning tools, a visually appealing design, and captivating content to encourage students to read the chapters eagerly and help them master the material more easily. In addition, a comprehensive study guide included with every copy helps students reinforce their learning and better prepare for course assignments and exams. Packed with examples from current events and pop culture, EXPLORING ECONOMICS succeeds like no other text in making economics less intimidating and achieving the author’s primary goal: conveying the real-world relevance of economics and inspiring in students the same excitement he felt when taking his first economics class.
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A distinguished professor of economics at Pepperdine University's Seaver College, Robert Sexton is a graduate of California Lutheran College and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado. Dr. Sexton writes frequently for economic and business journals and is the author of nine books on economics, including his newly released EXPLORING ECONOMICS and Survey of ECON published by South-Western/Cengage Learning. His research spans American economic history, economic policy analysis, statutes and enforcement costs, public choice, regional economics, migration, and economic education. Professor Sexton has been a visiting professor at UCLA and was Pepperdine's 1991 Professor of the Year. His professional achievements have been recognized with the Howard A. White Memorial Teaching Award, the Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, and multiple Merit Acceleration Awards for excellence in teaching and research.

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