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Clear. Current. Connected to Today's Student. Schiller, The Micro Economy Today, 13e, is noted for three great strengths: readability, policy orientation, and pedagogy. The accessible writing style engages students and brings some of the excitement of domestic and global economic news into the classroom. Schiller emphasizes how policymakers must choose between government i ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published January 11th 2012 by Irwin/McGraw-Hill
(first published August 28th 1996)
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Okay, this book is not for a your first economics class in college, which is what it is used in, by the way. It covers very complicated concepts in just a few paragraphs with very limited examples of how to understand and grasp them. When you get to graphing and the formula's, that's when the lack of time and effort to explain these concepts in different ways for different learns fails completely. I would expect this to be more of review of economics book. If you want a good textbook to really l ...more
Its a mathy-sciency subject, but the writing doesn't reflect this. I'm use to information density - bolded words with concise explanations or that sort of thing where the logic and important information is easy to find/follow and this book does not have that.