Whether you want to follow the economic discussions in the media today, or study economics or need some knowledge of it at work (in business, finance or the public sector), this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary explains a host of economic terms, from acceleration principle to X-efficiency, i>globalization to venture capital, and from Euro to zero-sum game.
The award-winning The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition is now available as a dynamic online resource. Consisting of over 1,900 articles written by leading figures in the field including Nobel prize winners, this is the definitive scholarly reference work for a new generation of economists.
This useful reference book offers a glossary of terms in both international trade and international finance, with emphasis on economic issues. It is intended for students getting their first exposure to international economics, although advanced students will also find it useful for some of the more obscure terms that they have forgotten or never encountered.
Covers all the main areas of business theory and practice: marketing, production, finance, personnel, business policy and international business. Comprehensive coverage of everyday business terms such as cash flow and patent, and such increasingly quoted terms as hedge funds.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, officially known as The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (Swedish: Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to researchers in the field of economic sciences.
Containing more than 250 entries, this unique and ambitious work traces the development of management thinking and major business culture in North America. Entries range from 600 words to 2500 words and contain concise biographical detail, a critical analysis of the thinkers' doctrines and ideas and a bibliography including the subject's major works and a helpful listing of minor works.
The book thus reflects some of the ideas that have been most influential in mathematical economics since the appearance of the first three volumes of the Handbook. Researchers, students, economists and mathematicians will all find this Handbook to be an indispensable reference source.
Essays between 500 and 2,000 words. Because of the interdisciplinary complexity of the field, the encyclopedia is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the history of technology.
‘A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists is a welcome addition to the literature on women in economics. The introduction is both interesting and useful . . . It traces the growth of understanding of the role of women in economics teaching, writing, and research, broadly defined . . .
The Elgar Dictionary of Economic Quotations. 'We owe the editor of this book a debt of gratitude for assembling, alphabetically by author, this entertaining collection of quotations. Moreover, it is complemented with 26 pages of references and a very useful 66-page subject index. . .