Money for Minors: A Student's Guide to Economics, 1st Edition

  • Marie Bussing-Burks
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0313347581
  • ISBN-13: 9780313347580
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Provides an essential foundation of business and economic knowledge for middle-school, high-school, and community college students. Includes information that students need to understand how they can become entrepreneurs and create economic value in various ways, evaluate offers from banks and credit card companies, read the business section of the newspaper, and understand the importance of various government statistics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Dictionary of Economics.
2: Ability–To–Pay Principle.
3: Absolute Advantage.
4: Accounting Profit.
5: Acquisition.
6: Adaptive Expectations.
7: Aggregate Demand.
8: Aggregate Supply.
9: Agricultural Policy.
10: Allocative Efficiency.
11: American Stock Exchange (AMEX).
12: Annual Percentage Rate (APR).
13: Antitrust.
14: Articles of Incorporation.
15: Asian Crisis.
16: Asymmetric Information.
17: Auction Market.
18: Austrian School.
19: Authoritarian Socialism.
20: Automatic Stabilizers.
21: Automation.
22: Average.
23: Balanced Budget.
24: Balance of Payments.
25: Balance of Trade.
26: Balance Sheet.
27: Bank.
28: Bank Holding Company.
29: Bankruptcy.
30: Barriers to Entry.
31: Barter.
32: Bear Market.
33: Becker, Gary (1930–).
34: Behavioral Economics.
35: Benefits Principle.
36: Bernanke, Ben (1953–).
37: Blue–Chip Stock.
38: Board of Governors.
39: Bond.
40: Bourgeoisie.
41: Buchanan, James Mcgill (1919–).
42: Budget.
43: Budget Deficit.
44: Budget Surplus.
45: Bull Market.
46: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Bep).
47: Business.
48: Business Case.
49: Business Cycle.
50: Buyer.
51: Call Option.
52: Capital.
53: Capitalism.
54: Capital Spending.
55: Cartel.
56: Central Bank.
57: Ceteris Paribus.
58: Check.
59: Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
60: Circular Flow.
61: Civilian Labor Force.
62: Classical Economics.
63: Coase, Ronald (1910–).
64: Coase Theorem.
65: Coincident Index.
66: Coincident Indicators.
67: Collateral.
68: Commercial Paper.
69: Common Stock.
70: Communism.
71: Comparative Advantage.
72: Competition.
73: Complementary Goods.
74: Compliance Costs.
75: Compound Interest.
76: Concentration Ratio.
77: Conference Board.
78: Constant Returns to Scale.
79: Consumer.
80: Consumer Price Index (CPI).
81: Consumer Surplus.
82: Contract.
83: Corporation.
84: Cost–Benefit Analysis.
85: Cost–Push Inflation.
86: Coupon Rate.
87: Credit Bureau.
88: Credit Card.
89: Credit Line.
90: Credit Rating.
91: Credit Union.
92: Cross Elasticity of Demand.
93: Crowding Out.
94: Currency.
95: Cyclical Unemployment.
96: Debit Card.
97: Debt.
98: Debt Ceiling.
99: Debt Instrument.
100: Deflation.
101: Demand.
102: Demand Curve.
103: Demand–Pull Inflation.
104: Depression.
105: Deregulation.
106: Developing Economy.
107: Diminishing Returns, Law of.
108: Discount Rate.
109: Diseconomies of Scale.
110: Disposable Personal Income (DPI).
111: Diversification.
112: Dividend.
113: Division of Labor.
114: Double Coincidence of Wants.
115: Dumping.
116: Duopoly.
117: Earnings.
118: E–Commerce.
119: Economic Growth.
120: Economic Impact.
121: Economic Indicator.
122: Economic Policy.
123: Economic Profit.
124: Economic Regulation.
125: Economics.
126: Economic Theory.
127: Economies of Scale.
128: Economist.
129: Economist, Heterodox.
130: Economist, Mainstream.
131: Efficiency.
132: Elasticity.
133: Embargo.
134: Emerging Economies.
135: Emission Charge.
136: Entrepreneur.
137: Entrepreneurship.
138: Environmental Economics.
139: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
140: Equilibrium Price.
141: Euro.
142: European Central Bank (ECB).
143: European Union (EU).
144: Euro System.
145: Exchange.
146: Exchange Rate.
147: Excise Tax.
148: Explicit Costs.
149: Export.
150: Export Subsidy.
151: Externality.
152: Factors of Production.
153: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
154: Federal Funds Rate.
155: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
156: Federal Reserve Note.
157: Federal Reserve System (FED).
158: Federal Tax Lien.
159: Federal Trade Commission Act.
160: Fiat Money.
161: Fiduciary.
162: Final Goods.
163: Financial Intermediary.
164: Fiscal Policy.
165: Fisher, Irving (1867–1947).
166: Fixed Costs.
167: Flat Tax.
168: Free Rider.
169: Free Trade.
170: Frictional Unemployment.
171: G7, G8, and G77.
172: Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908–2006).
173: Game Theory.
174: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
175: Giffen Good.
176: Globalization.
177: Gold Standard.
178: Goods.
179: Government Franchise.
180: Great Depression.
181: Great Society.
182: Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
183: Gross National Product (GNP).
184: Growth Rate.
185: Hard Money.
186: Hedge.
187: High–Powered Money.
188: Human Capital.
189: Hyperinflation.
190: Hypothesis Testing.
191: Imperfect Competition.