Economics: Theory Through Applications
by Russell Cooper, Andrew John
Publisher: The Saylor Foundation 2013
Number of pages: 1603
This textbook centers around student needs and expectations through two premises: Students are motivated to study economics if they see that it relates to their own lives; Students learn best from an inductive approach, in which they are first confronted with a problem, and then led through the process of solving that problem.
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