Business in Action, 7th Ed.
Chapter 2: Understanding Basic Economics
"The smart choice for a worker may be at odds with what's good for everyone else, says a new report suggesting ways to bridge the gap.
"This piece offers a personal perspective on the root causes and implications of the current turmoil and what corporate leaders can do to shape conditions for continued prosperity.
Does a higher minimum wage result in lost jobs or job creation?
Richard Byrne (photo, left), founder of FreeTech4Teachers.
This video explains the basics of economics.
This PowerPoint discusses the factors of production or resources used for production: Types: Land; Capital, Labor, Entreprenuership, Natural Resources, and other Characteristics.
This PDF discusses major trading blocs like NAFTA, Mercosur, etc.
This PowerPoint explains the theory of comparative advantage and other related concepts.
In this podcast we give a brief run down on the oligopoly market structure, highlighting the importance of the interdependence among firms.
Concept of market equilibrium is discussed in detail.
This PowerPoint discusses the law of demand and other related concepts.
This video explains the meaning of supply and factors affecting the supply.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office just released this breathtaking graphic breaking down the federal budget and debt burden through fiscal year 2011, which ended in September.
There’s been a lot of talk about gold since our economy began plummeting.
According to Lauren Drell (photo, left), "One out of every five Americans over the age of six has played an online social game at least once — that’s 56 million people, all told.
"A faltering economy explains much of the job shortage in America, but advancing technology has sharply magnified the effect, more so than is generally understood, according to two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology," writes Steve Lohr for NYTimes.
Howard Gold (photo, left), columnist for MarketWatch, writes in a recent column, ".
The editors at Knowledge@Wharton have published an article on the "great deleveraging.
The United State's Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics has up a summary of an article by BLS economists John Greenlees and Robert McClelland that deals with "common misconceptions about the Consumer Price Index.
The 10 economic charts that you are about to see are completely and totally shocking.
For Americans forced to combat the lagging economy and unemployment crisis, it may be better to live in the Midwest and Southwest than on either coast.
Economics may appear to be the study of complicated tables and charts, statistics, and numbers, but more specifically, it is the study of what constituters rational human behavior in the endeavor to fulfill needs and wants.