Understanding Economics: Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

  • Lisa Idzikowski
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  • ISBN-10: 1538302691
  • ISBN-13: 9781538302699
  • DDC: 338
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Everyone encounters facts about the economy daily. Families wonder how to stretch their dollars until the next paycheck, or hear about gas prices going up. Through this thoughtful book, readers gain insight into how a market economy functions, and the role that small businesses and entrepreneurs play in the system. They will experience the excitement of innovators and entrepreneurs of the past and present, developing products and bringing them to market. Readers will engage with text that supports the C3 Framework for Social Studies and depicts the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in a market economy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Innovation or Invention?.
2: Entrepreneurs—Essential for a Market Economy.
3: Ready to Take the Plunge.
4: Take it to Market.
For Further Reading.