Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Frank Livesey
    Pages 1-22
  3. Frank Livesey
    Pages 23-40
  4. Frank Livesey
    Pages 41-65
  5. Frank Livesey
    Pages 66-81
  6. Frank Livesey
    Pages 82-97
  7. Frank Livesey
    Pages 98-117
  8. Frank Livesey
    Pages 118-129
  9. Stephen Smith
    Pages 130-148
  10. Bob Milward
    Pages 149-162
  11. Brian Atkinson
    Pages 163-177
  12. Paul Balchin
    Pages 178-201
  13. Bob Milward
    Pages 202-212
  14. Paul McKeown
    Pages 213-231
  15. David Colman, Jeremy Franks
    Pages 232-249
  16. Garel Rhys
    Pages 250-272
  17. Frank Livesey
    Pages 273-287
  18. Julia Darby, Jonathan Ireland
    Pages 288-306
  19. Michael Kitson
    Pages 307-321
  20. Bob Milward
    Pages 322-334

About this book


Written by a team of experienced writers with contributions from specialist economists, Applied Economics combines up-to-date information with theory to provide an excellent introduction to real-world economics. The book includes chapters on the most important aspects of micro and macro economics, each containing the appropriate theory, but with the main emphasis on application. There are numerous examples, with a focus on Europe in every chapter.
This is an essential text for students on undergraduate courses in economics, business and social science.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Atkinson
    • 1
  • Frank Livesey
    • 1
  • Bob Milward
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Central LancashireUK

About the editors

BRIAN ATKINSON was formerly Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Central Lancashire and is now a full-time writer and part-time lecturer. He is former Chair of the Economics and Business Education Association. He is co-author of Economics: A Study Guide, written to accompany Economics by Parkin and King.

FRANK LIVESEY was formerly Professor of Economics at the University of Central Lancashire. He is a well known, established author in this area.

BOB MILWARD is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Central Lancashire.

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