The Penguin Dictionary of Economics

The Penguin Dictionary of Economics

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The Penguin Dictionary of Economics explains a host of economic terms, from acceleration principle to venture capital, Euro to X-efficiency, globalisation to zero-sum game. Wide-ranging and accessible, this detailed practical and international guide will be indispensable for students of economics and professionals (in business, finance or the public sector), and for anyone wishing to follow economic discussions in the media today.show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 196.6 x 31.5mm | 348.35g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0140513760
  • 9780140513769

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Penguin have a long-standing reputation for good reference works such as this, with a range of dictionaries spanning various specialist subjects that are a boon to students and of interest and assistance to many wanting a quick, accurate reference. This volume is in its sixth edition, and certainly this is a topic that must need regular updating. The arrangement of entries is conventional A-Z, and the entries themselves are succinct and pleasingly clear. For anyone who puzzles over the many technical terms sprinkling the financial pages of the newspapers, as well as those with more pressing reasons to be clear about a particular word or phrase, this is an invaluable reference. (Kirkus UK)show more

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