Demystifying Economic Markets and Prices: Understanding Patterns and Practices in Everyday Life

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Gregory R. Woirolauthor

Gregory R. Woirol received his PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and is professor emeritus of economics at Whittier College.

Demystifying Economic Markets and Prices: Understanding Patterns and Practices in Everyday Life

20190930

Praeger

Pages 170
Topics Patterns and practices in everyday markets: prices of candy bars, used cars, and superstars;Structural and behavioral factors behind market prices: 401(k)s, lotto tickets, cell phone plans, and diamonds;Current Events and Issues: Business

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Demystifying Economic Markets and Prices: Understanding Patterns and Practices in Everyday Life

Author(s): Woirol, Gregory;
Contributors: Woirol, Gregory;
Abstract:

From the price of a candy bar to the price of a house, Woirol's book demystifies prices and markets. Why do we use them, how do they work, and what can we do to make them work for us.


  • Chapters help consumers understand how to shop better and consume more wisely.
  • Lays out the importance of markets and prices and the consequences of managing them poorly
  • Each chapter uses everyday examples to explain the different types of markets, prices, and decision-making consumers encounter
  • Jargon-free writing and approach to topics makes economics accessible and fun to learn

SortTitle: demystifying economic markets and prices: understanding patterns and practices in everyday life
Keyword(s): Patterns and practices in everyday markets: prices of candy bars, used cars, and superstars; Structural and behavioral factors behind market prices: 401(k)s, lotto tickets, cell phone plans, and diamonds; Current Events and Issues: Business
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Gregory R. Woirolauthor

Gregory R. Woirol received his PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and is professor emeritus of economics at Whittier College.

eISBN-13: 9781440872532
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440872525
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 170
Publication Date: 20190930