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Economics Textbooks

GDAE's Theory and Education Program is developing textbooks for use in teaching introductory and environmental economics in the United States and abroad.  

Principles of Economics in Context 

Principles of Economics in ContextPrinciples of Economics in Context combines GDAE’s Microeconomics in Context and Macroeconomics in Context books to offer a full presentation of economic issues in real world context, including economic, environmental, behavioral, and social issues. The text is available in print and as an eBook from M.E. Sharpe.
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Microeconomics in Context 

Microeconomics in Context provides a thorough introduction to the principles of microeconomics, but it also delves deeper, offering a fresh portrait of the economic realities of the 21st century. This text examines economic activity in its environmental and social contexts, drawing on both traditional economic principles and new research to give students greater insight into our economic world. The Third Edition is available in print and as an eBook from M.E. Sharpe. More details and ordering information

Macroeconomics in Context 

Macroeconomics in ContextMacroeconomics in Context, the companion text to Microeconomics in Context, extends the contextual economics approach to macroeconomics. While covering standard topics such as classical and Keynesian approaches, the text also addresses issues such as ecological sustainability, non-marketed production, the quality of life, and income distribution. The text focuses on policies that achieve macroeconomic stabilization while promoting long-term sustainability and human well-being. The Second Edition is available in print and as an eBook from M.E. Sharpe. More details and ordering information  

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: A Contemporary Approach 

Environmental and Natural Resource EconomicsEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics: A Contemporary Approach, 3rd ed., by Dr. Jonathan M. Harris and Dr. Brian Roach, and published by M.E. Sharpe (2013), presents in-depth analysis of major topics in resource and environmental economics. Drawing on both standard and ecological perspectives, the text relates theoretical questions to current issues such as population growth; water, food, and energy systems; pollution control; global climate change, trade and the environment; and "green" economics. The third edition is fully updated with new information and data on climate change and other issues. More details and ordering information 

Microeconomics in Context (Italian Translation)

The First Edition of Microeconomics in Context has been translated into Italian by Adele Oliveri and Paul Canton. The text is titled Microeconomia: Organizzazioni Sociali e Conservazione delle Risorse (Microeconomics: Social Organizations and Resource Conservation). The book is available from Zanichelli Università (go to "Il catalogo e le novità" and then click on "Economia").

 


Microeconomics in Context (Transitional Economies Version)  


A separate version of Microeconomics in Context has been written for the specific needs of economics students in transitional economies. The transitional economics version has been published in both Russian and Vietnamese. More information

 

 

 

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