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Preface Introduction (Economics is for You) Meaning of Economics (Science and Common Sense) Employment and Compensation (Labour Markets and You) Personal Finance (Your Money) Personal Spending (Your Purchases) Financial Markets (Booms and Busts) Cycles and Growth (Bubbles and Bursts) Central Banks and Money (The Fed) Government and the Economy (Misplaced Trust?) Economic Systems (Capitalism and Communism) Globalization (Global Economy and You) List of Questions

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LAWRENCE OFFICER is Professor of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Dr. Lawrence received his PhD from Harvard University. He has taught at Harvard, University of Chicago, Michigan State University and University of Illinois. Recently, Dr. Officer has appeared on Lou Dobbs, Cspan and has written op-ed pieces regarding the financial crisis for Time and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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"Everyone can benefit from reading "Everyday Economics". Officer's practical advice based on classical economics will have you thinking twice about decisions you took for granted in the past. From personal finance to globalization, "Everyday Economics" will help you to put your decisions within a logical framework designed to improve outcomes."--Norman Obst, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University"No dry technical jargon here, just how business and the world work in laymen's terms. It's like talking with your favorite uncle, except this uncle understands economics. Economic reasoning is an important life skill, and this book has a lot of practical advice."--Helen Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic Education, University of Illinois at Chicago


"Everyone can benefit from reading "Everyday Economics". Officer's practical advice based on classical economics will have you thinking twice about decisions you took for granted in the past. From personal finance to globalization, "Everyday Economics" will help you to put your decisions within a logical framework designed to improve outcomes."--Norman Obst, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University"No dry technical jargon here, just how business and the world work in laymen's terms. It's like talking with your favorite uncle, except this uncle understands economics. Economic reasoning is an important life skill, and this book has a lot of practical advice."--Helen Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic Education, University of Illinois at Chicago


Everyone can benefit from reading "Everyday Economics." Officer's practical advice based on classical economics will have you thinking twice about decisions you took for granted in the past. From personal finance to globalization, "Everyday Economics" will help you to put your decisions within a logical framework designed to improve outcomes. "Norman Obst, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University" No dry technical jargon here, just how business and the world work in laymen's terms. It's like talking with your favorite uncle, except this uncle understands economics. Economic reasoning is an important life skill, and this book has a lot of practical advice. "Helen Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic Education, University of Illinois at Chicago""


Everyone can benefit from reading Everyday Economics. Officer's practical advice based on classical economics will have you thinking twice about decisions you took for granted in the past. From personal finance to globalization, Everyday Economics will help you to put your decisions within a logical framework designed to improve outcomes. Norman Obst, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University No dry technical jargon here, just how business and the world work in laymen's terms. It's like talking with your favorite uncle, except this uncle understands economics. Economic reasoning is an important life skill, and this book has a lot of practical advice. Helen Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic Education, University of Illinois at Chicago"

"Everyone can benefit from reading Everyday Economics. Officer's practical advice based on classical economics will have you thinking twice about decisions you took for granted in the past. From personal finance to globalization, Everyday Economics will help you to put your decisions within a logical framework designed to improve outcomes." --Norman Obst, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University"No dry technical jargon here, just how business and the world work in laymen's terms. It's like talking with your favorite uncle, except this uncle understands economics. Economic reasoning is an important life skill, and this book has a lot of practical advice." --Helen Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

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