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Aggregate Demand & Aggregate Supply Practice Question - Part 6
In this article we go through 6 questions on aggregate supply and aggregate demand to illustrate how a student should answer these questions. Page 8.

Causes of the Economic Meltdown
In this article a number of the causes of the 2007-2009 economic meltdown are discussed. What, exactly, caused the economy to falter so badly? Page 2.

Aggregate Demand & Aggregate Supply Practice Question
In this article we go through 6 questions on aggregate supply and aggregate demand to illustrate how a student should answer these questions.

Causes of the Economic Meltdown
In this article a number of the causes of the 2007-2009 economic meltdown are discussed. What, exactly, caused the economy to falter so badly?

Abnormal Returns - Dictionary Definition of Abnormal Returns
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Autocovariance - Dictionary Definition of Autocovariance
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Balanced Growth - Dictionary Definition of Balanced Growth
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Bank Run - Dictionary Definition of Bank Run
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BHHH - Dictionary Definition of BHHH
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Bootstrapping Criterion - Dictionary Definition of Bootstrapping Criterion
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Borel Sigma-Algebra - Dictionary Definition of Borel Sigma-Algebra
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Coase Theorem - Dictionary Definition of Coase Theorem
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Covariance Stationary - Dictionary Definition of Covariance Stationary
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Democracy - Dictionary Definition of Democracy
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Dickey-Fuller Test - Dictionary Definition of Dickey-Fuller Test
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Dividend - Dictionary Definition of Dividend
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Equilibrium - Dictionary Definition of Equilibrium
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GDP Deflator - Dictionary Definition of GDP Deflator
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Heteroskedastic - Dictionary Definition of Heteroskedastic
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Marginal Cost - Dictionary Definition of Marginal Cost
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Neutral Technological Change - Dictionary Definition of Neutral Technological Change
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Numeraire - Dictionary Definition of Numeraire
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The M1 Money Supply - Dictionary Definition of The M1 Money Supply
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Path Dependency - Dictionary Definition of Path Dependency
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Pecuniary Externality - Dictionary Definition of Pecuniary Externality
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Pigou Effect - Dictionary Definition of Pigou Effect
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Political Science - Dictionary Definition of Political Science
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Power Distribution - Dictionary Definition of Power Distribution
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Price Elasticity - Dictionary Definition of Price Elasticity
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Price Floor - Dictionary Definition of Price Floor
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Production Function - Dictionary Definition of Production Function
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Resale Price Maintenance - Dictionary Definition of Resale Price Maintenance
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Schwarz Criterion - Dictionary Definition of Schwarz Criterion
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State Price - Dictionary Definition of State Price
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Stylized Facts - Dictionary Definition of Stylized Facts
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Technical Change - Dictionary Definition of Technical Change
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Time Preference - Dictionary Definition of Time Preference
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Delta - Dictionary Definition of Delta
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Economic Environment - Dictionary Definition of Economic Environment
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International Economics - Dictionary Definition of International Economics
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Criterion Function - Dictionary Definition of Criterion Function
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Transaction Costs - Dictionary Definition of Transaction Costs
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Unbalanced Data - Dictionary Definition of Unbalanced Data
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Urban Ghetto - Dictionary Definition of Urban Ghetto
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Utility Curve - Dictionary Definition of Utility Curve
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Ph.D in Economics - Tips for Applying to and Succeeding In a Ph.D Economics Program
Many students consider completing a Ph.D. in economics. Is a Ph.D. in economics right for you? How can you better improve your odds of completing the program?

Eugene Fama
A look at Eugene Fama, a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2003. Eugene Fams is a professor of finance at the University of Chicago.

John Kenneth Galbraith
A look at John Kenneth Galbraith, a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2003. John Kenneth Galbraith is an emeritus economics professor at Harvard University

Edward C. Prescott
A look at Edward C. Prescott, a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2003. Ed Prescott is an economics professor at the University of Minnesota

What Are Game Theory and Bargaining Theory?
Article for beginners answers the question: What Are Game Theory and Bargaining Theory?

The Coase Theorem Issue 1 - It is Tautological
Part 1 of the series about issues with the Coase theorem. The first item - The Coase theorem is inherently tautological.

Economic Issues
Economists are interested in a great number of issues. Some include, but are not limited to arbitrage, government spending, carbon taxes, oil supply and monetary policy.

Economic Indicators and the Health of the Economy
A look at economic growth, the business cycle and the economic indicators which forecast growth. A wide variety of economic indicators are considered from stock prices to interest rates to government spending.

Economic Basics for Beginners in Economics
Economic Basics covers topics such as

Fields of Economics
This category outlines a number of subfields within economics.

Introduction to Economics
This section provides a very basic introduction to the field of economics and prepares students and readers to move on to the other sections of the site.

Getting the Most out of your Economics Class
So you have enrolled in Economics? Great! Economics is an excellent way to impact of developments in business, society and the world economy. You can get an interesting job with a major in Economics but you can also use the knowledge and skills you gain in an Economics class in other areas of study. Either way - you should try and get the most you can out of your economics class. Follow these tips and strategies and you will!

Take Lecture Notes in Your Economics Class
The best way to be ready for your economics exams is to take good notes of your economics lectures and your readings. This article focuses on lectures. If you follow the dos and don'ts in this article you will be well on your way to understanding the class material and having a great set of notes to study from!

Miscellaneous Topics in Economics
This category covers fields and topics not featured elsewhere on the site.

PDF - Dictionary Definition of PDF
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Present-Oriented - Dictionary Definition of Present-Oriented
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Statistic - Dictionary Definition of Statistic
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Transversality - Dictionary Definition of Transversality
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Behavioral Economics
This category gives information about the field of behavioral economics.

Types of Unemployment
A look at the three types of unemployment: structural unemployment, frictional unemployment, and cyclical unemployment.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter A
A list of economics topics beginning with the letter A.

Farming and Agricultural Economics
Resources on agricultural economics, farming, and international trade disputes arising from farm subsidies.

Arc Elasticity
Articles on how to calculate arc elasticities.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter B
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter B

Baseball Economics Resources
Would major league baseball be better off if it had a salary cap? Are latino players discriminated against in salary arbitration? These are just a few of the issues baseball economists research.

Business Employment Dynamics
A look at the economic indicator Business Employment Dynamics.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter C
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter C

Economic Issues of Canada
A listing of economic issues specific to Canada.

Capital and Natural Resource Markets
Information on capital and natural resource markets that covers issues such as interest rates and asset prices.

Economic Issues of China
A listing of economic issues specific to China.

Commodity Prices
A look at what economic factors impact commodity prices and how commodity prices impact the economy.

Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand
Articles on what the cross-price elasticity of demand is and how to calculate it.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter D
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter D

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter E
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter E

Econometrics Project Ideas
Need an idea for your econometrics project or econometrics term paper? Here we have all the econometrics topic ideas you need.

Econometrics Term Paper Resources
Need help in picking a topic or in writing your econometrics term paper? Here's a few resources that should help get you started.

Econometrics t-Tests
How to calculate t-Tests for econometrics assignments and econometrics projects.

An Introduction to Economic Indicators
A look at what economic indicators are and how we can use economic indicators.

Economics and Econometrics Data Sources
Sources of economic data. A must have for those looking for an econometrics project.

Information on Elasticity
Elasticity is a key concept in microeconomics. Learn about price elasticity of demand, price elasticity of supply, cross-price elasticities, arc-elasticities, and all the formulas you need to calculate these key microeconomic measures.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter F
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter F

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter G
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter G

Economic Issues of Germany
A listing of economic issues specific to Germany.

Economic Issues of Ghana
A listing of economic issues specific to Ghana.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter H
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter H

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter I
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter I

Distribution of Income and Wealth
A look at the distribution of income and wealth and how income could be redistributed.

Income Elasticity of Demand
Articles on what the income elasticity of demand is and how to calculate it.

Economic Issues of India
A listing of economic issues specific to India.

Resources on Indifference Curves
Do you need to know more about indifference curves for an upcoming economics test? Have questions on how you use indifference curves? Your questions answered here.

Information and Asymmetric Information
Resources and articles on information and asymmetric information.

Insurance
Resources and articles on insurance and how it relates to microeconomics.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter J
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter J

Economic Issues of Jamaica
A listing of economic issues specific to Jamaica.

Economic Issues of Japan
A listing of economic issues specific to Japan.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter K
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter K

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter L
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter L

Labor Markets
An examination of labor markets and they role in the economy.

Letters on the FairTax
Readers weigh in on the FairTax. We have letters here both for and against the FairTax, with many intelligent arguments made for each side.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter M
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter M

Markets
Links and resources on things like Housing Markets and Rent Ceilings, Labor Markets and Minimum Wage, Taxes, and the Market for Prohibited Goods.

Economic Issues of Mexico
A listing of economic issues specific to Mexico.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter N
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter N

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter O
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter O

Oceans & Fisheries
An examination of ocean and fishery economics.

Oligopoly and Duopoly
Resources and articles on oligopoly and duopoly

Resources on the Concept of Opportunity Cost
One of the most commonly used principles in economics is opportunity cost. The opportunity cost of something is simply the highest valued alternative that must be foregone when a choice is made. The following resources look at that concept in more detail.

Non-Econometrics Economics Term Paper Resources
Need help in picking a topic or in writing your non-econometrics economics term paper? Here's a few resources that should help get you started.

Economic Indicators: Output, Income, Spending
A look at economic indicators in the area of output, income, and spending. These cover things such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), national income, and corporate profits.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter P
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter P

Price Elasticity of Demand
Articles on what the price elasticity of demand is and how to calculate it.

Price Elasticity of Supply
Articles on what the price elasticity of supply is and how to calculate it.

Production and Business Activity
Production and business activity economic indicators cover how much businesses are producing and the level of new construction in the economy.

Production and Trade
Microeconomics category covers a number of topics such as the Production Possibilities Frontier, Opportunity Cost, Economic Growth, and Gains From Trade.

Production Possibilities Frontier
Articles and links on the Production Possibilities Frontier and Production Functions.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter Q
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter Q

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter R
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter R

Risk
Articles and resources on risk and the use of risk in microeconomics.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter S
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter S

The Softwood Lumber Dispute
The softwood lumber dispute is actually a number of disputes which have gone on for over 20 years between the United States and Canada. The heart of the softwood lumber dispute is the claim of the United States that Canada is unfairly subsidizing Canadian lumber production.

Stadium Subsidies and Government Financing of Sports Stadiums
Economists are almost unanimous that government financing of stadiums is a bad investment for the economy. However governments continue to finance stadium constructions for the economic benefits that they are supposed to provide.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter T
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter T

Economic Issues of Taiwan
A listing of economic issues specific to Taiwan.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter A
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter A, such as adverse selection and aggregate supply.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with a Number
Definitions of economics terms beginning with a number, such as 2SLS and 3SLS.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter B
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter B, such as bank runs and barter economy.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter C
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter C, such as call options and ceteris paribus.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter D
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter D, such as demand and deflation.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter E
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter E, such as elasticity and eigenvalues.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter F
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter F, such as factor price equalization and Fisher effect.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter G
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter G, such as Giffen good and Gini coefficient.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter H
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter H, such as human capital and hedonic.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter I
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter I, such as inferior good and indifference curve.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter J
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter J, such as job lock and jackknife estimator.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter K
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter K, such as kurtosis and Knightian uncertainty.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter L
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter L, such as liquidity and lump-sum tax.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter M
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter M, such as marginal revenue and monopoly.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter N
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter N, such as national debt and nonlinear pricing.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter O
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter O, such as oligopoly and open economy.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter P
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter P, such as prime rate and proportional tax.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter Q
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter Q, such as Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting and Quango.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter R
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter R, such as recession and regressive tax.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter S
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter S, such as spot market and sales tax.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter T
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter T, such as treasury bills.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter U
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter U, such as unemployment rate.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter V
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter V, such as value function and variance.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter W
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter W, such as wage curve and World Bank.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter X
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter X, such as x-inefficiency.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter Y
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter Y, such as yellow-dog contract.

Definitions of Economics Terms Beginning with the Letter Z
Definitions of economics terms beginning with the letter Z, such as zero-sum game.

The Oil Supply and Petroleum Economics
Will the oil supply run out? How does government petroleum policies impact the oil supply, the economy, and the environment?

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter U
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter U

Uncertainty
Resources and articles on uncertainty and the relationship between microeconomics and uncertainty.

Uncertainty and Information
uncertainty, insurance, information, and risk.

Employment, Unemployment & Wages
An examination of economic indicators dealing with employment, unemployment, and wages such as the unemployment rate.

Economic Issues of the United States
A listing of economic issues specific to the United States of America.

Utility
Resources on marginal utility, utility curves, and the use of utility maximization in microeconomics.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter V
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter V

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter W
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter W

What is the FairTax?
An examination of both the pros and the cons of the FairTax proposal.

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter X
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter X

Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter Y
Economics Resources Beginning with the Letter Y

Biographies of Economists
Information on and biographies of famous economists such as Joan Robinson, Eugene Fama, and Gordon Tullock.

Employment Cost Index
An examination of the employment cost index measure of inflation.

Metropolitan Employment
A look at metropolitan employment and unemployment rates.

Macroeconomics Resources
Macroeconomics, the study of broad economic activities and trends, is possibly the largest subfield in economics. These resources will help you ace your test, get a good mark on your macroeconomics term paper, and help you understand how the economy operates. Beginners should make sure to read the "What is Macroeconomics?" page in the "Economics FAQ".

Macro,Micro, & Other Fields
Economics can be broken down into various subfields of inquiry such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics. See the question "What are the Subfields of Economics?" in the Economics FAQ for more detail. For resources on a particular subfield, please use the links below.

Wages & Unemployment
An examination of macroeconomic issues such as productivity and income growth, demand and supply of labor, wages and employment, and unemployment.

Unemployment
Resources on the causes of unemployment and potential solutions to reduce the unemployment rate in an economy.

Accounting
Resources on accounting and how they relate to economics.

Advertising Economics
A look at the relationship between advertising and economics.

Aggregate Demand & Supply
Links, articles, and resources on aggregate demand and aggrergate supply.

8. American Agriculture: Its Changing Significance
Chapter 8 - American Agriculture: Its Changing Significance - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Amusing and Funny Anecdotes from Economists and Economics Programs
A collection of amusing and funny anecdotes from economists and economics programs.

Applying to Graduate School in Economics Resources
economics graduate schools Economics graduate program rankings

Arbitrage
An examination of arbitrage and how profits are made using arbitrage methods.

Balance of Payments
A look at the balance of payments and the role it plays in international economics.

Balance of Trade Issues
Parkin and Bade's Economics Second Edition defines trade balance as: The value of all the goods and services we sell to other countries (exports) minus the value of all the goods and services we buy from foreigners (imports) is called our trade balance.

Banking
A look at banking and the role it plays in economic markets.

Banks
Articles, resources, and links on Banks and Banking

Information on Interest Rates for Beginners
Just learning about economics for the first time and need some information on interest rates? Here we have interest rate information geared towards the complete beginner.

Information on Exchange Rates for Beginners
Information for the beginner on exchange rates.

~ 11. Beyond Economics
Chapter 11 - Beyond Economics - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Information on Budget Lines and Budget Curves
Links on how to calculate budget lines, what they tell us, and how to use them with indifference curves.

Business Cycles&Indicators
Parkin and Bade's text "Economics" gives the following definition of the business cycle: The business cycle is the periodic but irregular up-and-down movements in economic activity, measured by fluctuations in real GDP and other macroeconomic variables. Beginners should see the article "What is the Business Cycle?"

Capital
Articles and resources on one of the key factors of production: capital.

Cigarette Taxes
An examination of cigarette taxes and the impact they have on the economy and the welfare of smokers.

Collective Action Problems
A look at collective action problems and how they relate to market failure.

Consumption & Saving
A look at the roles that consumption and spending play in the economy.

1. Continuity and Change
Chapter 1 - Continuity and Change - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Cost-Push Inflation
An examination of cost-push inflation and how it differs from demand-pull inflation.

Costs, Scale, and Timing
Links and resources on costs such as average cost and marginal cost, the difference between short run and long run, and economies of scale.

Cost Structure
Resources on cost structure such as marginal cost, average cost, and total cost.

County Employment & Wages
A look at the employment economic indicator county employment and wages.

Deflation
Information, links, and resources on deflation, what causes deflation, and deflationary economics.

Demand
Resources and links on Demand, one of the most crucial components of Microeconomics.

Demand for Money
A look at the demand for money and how it relates to inflation.

Demand for Money
An examination of the economic concept of "The Demand for Money".

Demand-Pull Inflation
Articles, links, and resources on demand-pull inflation.

Demand & Supply For Factors of Production
A look at the demand and supply for factors of production.

Economic Issues of Developing Countries and the Third World
There are all kinds of economic topics relevant to developing countries and the third world such as international aid, globalization, free trade, and labor issues.

The Dividend Tax Cut
Information, analysis, and opinion's on George Bush's proposed dividend tax cut.

Econometrics Resources
Econometrics, the use of mathematical and statistical techniques to study economics problems, is required knowledge for all economics students. These resources will help you ace your test and get a good mark on your econometrics term paper. Beginners should make sure to read the "What is Econometrics?" page in the "Economics FAQ".

Economic Growth
Articles and resources on the link between economic growth and microeconomic theory.

Economic History
Economic History

Economic Indicators
A look at various economic indicators and the role those economic indicators play in economic growth.

Economic Issues by Country
A listing of economic issues specific to a particular country, such as the United States, Japan, or Ghana. Click on the letter the country's name starts with, such as C for Cambodia.

Economic Issues in the News
Information economics related issues such as globalization, insider trading, the Kyoto accord, and the war in Iraq. We've also got economics related stories sorted by country, from everywhere from the United States to Ghana.

Economics From A-to-Z
Instructions: Use this list just as you would the index in the back of a book. If you click on one of the letters such as "B" or "F", you will be taken to a list of definitions of words that begin with that letter. There are currently over 400 words in the Economic Glossary. The links beside each bullet point will take you to a resource on that topic. So "Money, Value of" will take you to an article detailing where money gets its value.

Glossary of Economics Terms / Economics Dictionary
Is there an economics related term that you're unsure of the meaning of? Look it up in our economics glossary! We've got almost a thousand different economics related terms with full dictionary style definitions.

Economics Term Paper Resources
Need help in picking a topic or in writing your economics or econometrics term paper? Here are a few resources that should help get you started.

Economics Tests Aids / Studying For Economics Tests
Worried about failing your final economics exam? Need some advice on how to study for your economics test. You've come to the right place!

Economies of Scale
An examination of issues like economies of scale, economies of scope, and factor returns.

Elections & The Economy
A look at elections and how economic indicators can show whether or not an incumbent will get re-elected.

Employment Beginners
Information on employment topics geared towards beginners to economics.

Exchange Rates
Want to know where the exchange rate is going to move in the next few months or what the benefits of a floating exchange rate regime are? We've got a number of articles on exchange rates available right here.

Exchange Rates by Country
A list of exchange rate resources by country.

Externalities
Articles and resources on externalities and market failure.

Factors of Production
An examination of the demand and supply for factors of production, and the three broad classes of factors of production: labor, capital, and land.

Biographies of Famous Economists
Biographies of Famous Economists, such as Eugene Fama, Gordon Tullock, and Joan Robinson.

Fed Interest Rate Changes
A listing of previous Federal Reserve changes in the interest rate.

Finance & Investing
Interested in learning more about the bond market? Want to know how the stock market influences the health of the economy? Will a new policy change cause interest rates to rise? Here are a number of economics articles on finance and investing.

Financial Costs
Articles, links, and resources on financial costs.

Financial Markets
A look at financial markets and the role they play in economics.

Fiscal Policy
Resources on government fiscal policies such as government spending and deficit spending.

Fixed vs. Floating Exchange Rates
At least once a week I recieve an e-mail advocating a return to a system of fixed exchange rates. However the world does not have a completely floating system of exchange rates as there are still many currencies pegged to large currencies such as the U.S. Dollar.

~ 10. Foreign Trade and Global Economic Policies
Chapter 10 - Foreign Trade and Global Economic Policies - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Free Economics Textbooks
A number of free online economics textbooks that will help you ace your economics tests and help you better understand how the economy works.

Free Trade & Globalization
Articles on the relationship between free trade, globalization, and environmental and labour protection.

Game Theory and Bargaining Theory Resources
These game theory resources will help you ace your test and get a good mark on your game theory term paper. Beginners should make sure to read the "What is Game Theory?" page in the "Economics FAQ".

Gasoline Taxes, Carbon Taxes and the Pigou Club
Articles on increasing carbon taxes, such as the tax on gasoline, in order to reduce fuel consumption. Reducing fuel consumption would reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce pollution, reduce road congestion, and may reduce dependency on foreign oil. But at what economic cost?

Globalization & International Trade Resources
Issues such as globalization, international trade, tariffs, sanctions, and exchange rates are some of the most controversial issues in economics.

Gold Standard & Fiat Money
What was the gold standard? Are countries still on the gold standard? How is the gold standard different than fiat money? These are just a few of the questions we investigate.

Government Debts & Deficits
What impact does government deficit spending have on the economy? Do large government debts crowd out investment?

Government Regulation
An examination of government regulation and the role governments play in the economy.

6. The Role of Government in the Economy
Chapter 6 - The Role of Government in the Economy - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Gross Domestic Product - GDP
A look at the Gross Domestic Product, or GDP. A look at what GDP measures and how it is calculated.

Guest Economics Writers for Economics at About.com
Biographies of the guest economics writers that have appeared on the Economics at About.com

Health Care Economics
An examination of health care and health care economics. Economists have lots to say on things such as how to shorten waiting lines and how to improve access to health care for people of all income levels.

Resources for Economics Students
These resources should help you get an A in your economics course. We've got economics term paper help, economics test aids, practice quizzes in economics, and data sources for your economics or econometrics project.

How the U.S. Economy Works
Chapter 2 - How the U.S. Economy Works - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Hurricane Katrina
An examination of the economic impact Hurricane Katrina had on New Orleans, Lousiana, and the United States.

Imports and Exports
Imports: Goods or services that were produced abroad. Exports: Goods or services produced locally and sold abroad.

Income Taxes & Tax Cuts
Will an income tax cut promote economic growth, or will it just allow the rich to get richer at the expense of the poor? At what point are income tax rates too high?

Inflation
Articles, resources, and links on inflation and the price level, demand-pull inflation, stagflation, and the Phillips curve.

Inflation and Deflation
Inflation is one of the most important variables in economics, as its impact is felt on everything from mortgage rates to union-management contract negotiations. We've got articles on what causes inflation and deflation, and on what impact inflation and deflation have on the rest of the economy.

Inflation for Beginners
Information on inflation geared towards the absolute beginner.

Economics Information for Complete Beginners
Want to learn more about economics, but don't know where to begin? Are you taking Economics 101 and are frustrated by the unnecessarily confusing jargon being used? These resources will help you understand basic economics concepts, and turn you into an economics pro in no time!

Insider Trading
An economic look at insider trading and the insider trading issues involved in the Martha Stuart scandal.

Information on Interest Rates
Want to know what determines the interest rate on your saving bond, mortgage or car loan? Are rising interest rates a good sign or a bad sign for the economy? These resources on interest rates will answer your questions.

Interest Rates & Taxes
Articles on how interest rates are impacted by changes in tax policy.

Job Openings & Labor Turnover
Information on the employment economic indicator job openings and labor turnover.

Outsourcing and the Economy
A look at job outsourcing and the impact it has on the economy and economic growth.

Kyoto Protocol
A look at the Kyoto Protocol, the Kyoto Accord, and the economic impact of Kyoto.

9. Labor in America: The Worker's Role
Chapter 9 - Labor in America: The Worker's Role - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Labor Markets and the Minimum Wage
A look at labor markets, how wages are determined, and the minimum wage.

Marijuana Legalization
A look at the economic costs and benefits of legalizing marijuana.

Market Failure and Government Intervention
Category has articles and links on such things as market failure, government spending, public goods, externalities, and collective action problems.

Market for Prohibitied Goods
An examination of the market for prohibited goods such as drugs and prostitution and alcohol during prohibition.

Marriage and Divorce
A look at the economics behind such issues as gay marriage, divorce, and the marriage tax.

Mass Layoffs
Links on mass layoffs and how much they contribute to unemployment.

Microeconomics, the study of the economic behaviour of small economic groups such as firms, families, and individuals is one of the largest subfields in economics. These resources will help you ace y
Microeconomics, the study of the economic behaviour of small economic groups such as firms and families, is one of the largest subfields in economics. These resources will help you ace your test, get a good mark on your microeconomics term paper, and help you understand how economic decisions are made. Beginners should make sure to read the "What is Microeconomics?" page in the "Economics FAQ".

Mileage Tax
A look at Oregon's controversial mileage tax proposal, where drivers would be taxed based on the number of miles they drive and at what time.

The 2005 Moffatt Prize for Economic Writing
Resources for the 2005 Moffatt Prize for Economic Writing. Here’s your chance to prove yourself to prospective employers and graduate programs and win a few bucks at the same time.

7. Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Chapter 7 - Monetary and Fiscal Policy - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Monetary Policy and its Impact on the Economy
A look at various types of monetary policy and what effect monetary policy has on the economy.

Money and the Money Supply
What is money? How much money is there in the United States? Should there be more money? An examination of questions on money.

Money & Interest Rates
A look at money, banks, the demand for money, and interest rates.

Money & Monetary Policy Resources
Resources on money, the Federal Reserve, and monetary policy. Beginners should make sure to read the What is Money? page in the Economics FAQ.

Monopoly and Monopoly Power
Links on monopoly and related issues such as barriers to entry and price discrimination.

MP3s & Intellectual Property Rights
An examination of MP3s, the RIAA, economics, and intellectual property rights.

Natural Resources Economics
Natural Resources Economics

The Nobel Prize in Economics and Economics Nobel Prize Laureates
The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is one of the most prestigious prizes in Economics. Here you can learn more about the economics prize, past winners of the prize, and who may win the prize in the future.

Outline of the U.S. Economy
This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Phillips Curve
Resources on the Phillips Curve and how it relates to inflation.

Poverty
A look at the existence of poverty in an economy and the role economic policy plays in reducing poverty around the world.

Prices & Exchange Rates
A look at the relationship between exchange rates and the price of goods, such as commodity prices.

Pricing
A look at pricing and how prices are set in an economic market.

Productivity
Articles on productivity and how productivity impacts economic growth.

Productivity & Costs
A look at the link between productivity and costs in the economy.

Productivity &Income Growth
Resources on the relationship between productivity, income growth, and the economy.

Productivity & Taxes
A look at the link between business productivity, labor productivity, and tax rates.

Proportional Representation
Voting systems are a hot topic in political economy because they have a large impact on the economic policies of a country.

Public Goods
A look at public good problems as they relate to market failure.

Purchasing Power Parity
An examination of purchasing power parity and how it relates to exchange rates and the value of money.

Purchasing Power Parity and Exchange Rates
The Economist defines purchasing-power parity theory as follows: Purchasing-power parity theory. A theory which states that the exchange rate between one currency and another is in equilibrium when their domestic purchasing powers at that rate of exchange are equivalent.

Real Interest Rates vs. Nominal Interest Rates
A look at real interest rates, what a real interest rate is, and how it differs from a nominal interest rate.

Information on Recessions
What is a recession? What causes recessions? Are recessions necessary in a capitalist economy? Here we examine your questions on recessions.

Regional & State Employment
A look at regional and state employment and unemployment figures.

Short Run vs. Long Run
An examination between how economic planning and decision making are different in the short run than in the long run.

4. Small Business and the Corporation
Chapter 4 - Small Business and the Corporation - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Sports Economics
With rising athlete salaries and leagues putting caps on how much teams can spend, sports economics has become a hot topic. The costs and benefits to cities and states building arenas is another widely contested issue.

Stagflation
Articles, resources, and links on stagflation. Stagflation is a period of low economic growth, high unemployment, and high levels of inflation.

5. Stocks, Commodities, and Markets
Chapter 5 - Stocks, Commodities, and Markets - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Supply
Articles and resources on one of the key components of microeconomics: Supply.

Supply and Demand
A look at two of the most crucial components of microeconomics: Supply and Demand

Tarriffs and Trade Quotas
Tariffs and quantative restrictions (commonly known as import quotas) both serve the purpose of controlling the number of foreign products that can enter the domestic market.

Taxes and Economic Growth
Resources on the link between tax rates and levels of economic growth. The relationship between taxes and economic growth is one of the most widely debated economics topics in the media.

Taxes, Spending, & Politics
Governments play a large role in determining the health of the economy, through tax policies, subsidies, and budget surpluses or deficits. Here are some articles on the relationship between governments, politics, electoral systems, and the economy.

Terrorism
A look at terrorism and terrorist activities and the impact they have on the economy. Links between terrorism and economics are here.

Bartering and the Barter System
An examination of the pre-money barter system of trade.

The Current Account
The Economics Glossary defines the Current Account as the difference between a country's savings and its investment. "[If the current account balance is] positive, it measures the portion of a country's saving invested abroad; if negative, the portion of domestic investment financed by foreigners' savings."

The FairTax Proposal
A group known as Americans for Fair Taxation proposes replacing income taxes with a national sales tax. Learn more about the FairTax proposal here.

The Reserve Ratio
A look at the reserve ratio and how it influences the money supply and the economy.

Information on Stocks and the Stock Market
Does the stock market act as a predictor or a cause of economic growth? What do all those stock market numbers on the nightly news mean anyway? Here we've got the stock market information that you need.

Trade by Country
Country by country comparisons of international trade between many developed countries.

Trade & Exchange Rates
An examination of the relationship between exchange rates and trade flows.

Trade & International Law
A look at international trade law, and international trade agencies such as the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Unemployment Rate & Employment Situation
A look at the economic indicators unemployment rate and employment situation.

3. The U.S. Economy - A Brief History
Chapter 3 - The U.S. Economy - A Brief History - This free online textbook is an adaptation of the book "Outline of the U.S. Economy" by Conte and Carr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of State.

Wages
A look at wages and the role they play in an economy.

Wages & Employment
Articles, links, and resources on wages, employment, and the labor market.

War and the Economy
Are wars good for the economy? What is the relationship between wartime spending and economic growth? Those are a few of the questions we investigate.

What is Economics?
Links that answer the basic question that a student considering taking an economics course: "What is economics?"

Producer Price Index
Information on the producer price index measure of inflation.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter T
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter T.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter M
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter M.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter J
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter J.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter I
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter I.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter G
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter G.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter C
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter C.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter U
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter U.

Open Economy Macroeconomics
Open Economy Economics is a field interested in looking at such macroeconomic phenomenon such as exchange rates, balance of trade, tarrifs and subsidies and import quotas.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter A
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter A.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter K
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter K.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter L
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter L.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter N
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter N.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter O
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter O.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter P
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter P.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter Q
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter Q.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter R
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter R.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter S
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter S.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter B
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter B.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter V
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter V.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter W
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter W.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter X
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter X.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter Y
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter Y.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter Z
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter Z.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter D
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter D.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter E
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter E.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter F
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter F.

Economic Issues of Countries Beginning with the Letter H
Economic issues of countries that have names that begin with the letter H.

Consumer Price Index
An examination of the consumer price index (CPI) measure of inflation.

Import & Export Price Index
A look at the imports and exports price index measure of inflation.

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
A look at the economic indicator industrial production and capacity utilization.

Interesting and Funny Economic Isssues in the News
A look at funny and or interesting economic news.

Political Conventions
Articles, notes, and pictures from various political conventions.