Nature, Structure & Functioning of Economies

Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers)

Year: 2014

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Table of Contents:

Section One   Introduction: What Is Economics?
Module 1   Scarcity, Utility, Choice, And Incentives
Module 2   Margins and Opportunity Costs
Module 3   Labour, Capital, Resources and Entrepreneurship
Section Two   Microeconomics
Module 4   Supply
Module 5   Demand
Module 6   Equilibrium Price
Module 7   Changes in Demand and Supply
Development Tool   Charting the Competition
Module 8 Price Elasticity
Section Three   Macroeconomics
Module 9   Economic Indicators
Development Tool   Determining Inflation
Development Tool   Anticipating Future Trends
Module 10   Economic Systems
Module 11   The Market – Circular Flow
Module 12   Short Run and Long Run Markets
Module 13   Specialization and Trade
Section Four   Competition
Module 14   The Dynamics of Competition
Module 15   Competitive Industries
Module 16   Non-Competitive Industries – Monopoly
Module 17   Oligopolies
Module 18   Monopolistic Competition
Section Five   Elements Of The Economy
Module 19   The Nature of the Firm
Module 20   Industrial Concentration
Module 21   Labour Markets and Labour Unions
Module 22   The Government
Section Six   The Government And The Economy
Module 23   Fiscal Policy
Module 24   Government Spending
Module 25   Taxation
Development Tool   Financing Debt
Module 26   Interest Rates, Monetary Policy and Exchange Rates
Section Seven   International Trade
Module 27   Global Economy
Module 28   Imports and Exports
Module 29   Quotas, Tariffs and Subsidies
Module 30   Free Trade