Economic thinking in education

by Ross Harrold

Publisher: University of New England in Armidale, N.S.W

Written in English
Published: Pages: 305 Downloads: 131
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Subjects:

  • Education -- Economic aspects.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRoss Harrold.
SeriesUniversity of New England teaching monograph,, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC65 .H37 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3230075M
ISBN 100858344130
LC Control Number83142337

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We explain the basic principles of economic thinking, illustrating how these principles can help young adults understand the behavior of individuals in the private sector and in government.

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