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A HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT

BY: William J Barber, PRICE: 3.95, PUBLISHER: Penguin (1988), ISBN: 0-14-020890-9.

This is a must for all students of economics. The book covers the works of Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Mill, Marx. With particular reference to the neo-classical schools including Keynes. This book is worth investigating.

RATING: 4/5

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A MODERN GUIDE TO ECONOMIC THOUGHT

BY: Douglas Mair & Anne Miller, PRICE: 12.99, PUBLISHER: Edward-Elgar Publishing Ltd (1991), ISBN: 1-85278-640-X.

This is must have book for anyone studying economics, a great combination to 'a history of economic thought' as this book covers the neo-classical, and other recent schools of economic thought in vast details, with clear summary sheets at the end of each section.

RATING: 4.5/5

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AN INTRODUCTION TO MARXIST ECONOMICS

BY: George Catephores, PRICE: 9.95, PUBLISHER: Macmillan Education (1989), ISBN: 0-333-46102-9.

Good look at the works of Marx and it's application in the modern world. Worth a look for project work.

RATING: 3/5

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AN INTRODUCTION TO MARXIST POLITICAL ECONOMY

BY: Bade Onimode, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Zed Books Ltd (1985), ISBN: 0-86232-267-7.

Excellent coverage of the works of Marx, with particular reference to the Third World. 

RATING: 4/5

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BRITISH ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICY

BY: G C Peden, PRICE: 7.95, PUBLISHER: Philip Allan (1985), ISBN: 0-86003-901-3.

Review of Economics and Politics in the twentieth century, this book is a useful reference guide, worthy of a read for scholars.

RATING: 3.5/5

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ECONOMICS A STUDENTS GUIDE

BY: J Beardshaw, PRICE: 9.95, PUBLISHER: Pitman (1989), ISBN: 0-273-03013-2.

A great introductory level economics text. Very clear explanation, this book also covers other non-economic areas, well written and worthy of any economists collection.

RATING: 5/5

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ECONOMICS - British Edition

BY: David Begg, Stanley Fischer, Rudiger Dornbusch, PRICE: 14.95, PUBLISHER: McGraw-Hill (1984), ISBN: 0-07-084146-2.

A definitive economics text book, good reading and appreciation of economic learning, lots of cases, and summary section.

RATING: 4/5

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FOREIGN EXCHANGE CRISES

BY: Paul Einzig, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Macmillan (1968), ISBN: Unknown.

Good discussion piece on the problems associated with exchange rates, this book looks at exchange rate crises up until the collapse of the gold standard.

RATING: 2/5

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GCSE ECONOMICS

BY: Robert Paisley & John Quillfeldt, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Longman, ISBN: 0-582-00520-5.

Great basic introduction to general economics.

RATING: 4/5

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

BY: Paul R Krugman & Maurice Obstfeld, PRICE: 17.95, PUBLISHER: Harper Collins (1991), ISBN: 0-673-52186-6.

Excellent discussion text on international trade, includes the Heckscher-Ohlin model.

RATING: 4/5

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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY POLICY

BY: W M Scammell, PRICE: 7.95, PUBLISHER: Macmillan (1975), ISBN: 333-08195-1.

Excellent review of exchange rate theory which includes a good look at the UK after the collapse of the gold standard.

RATING: 4/5

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INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS

BY: G F Stanlake, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Longman, Fourth Edition, (1983), ISBN: 0-582-35397-1.

Definitive introductory text on economics with a emphasis on UK economics. Stanlake was one of the more popular modern economic thinkers.

RATING: 3/5

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MACROECONOMICS

BY: M J Artis, PRICE: 6.95, PUBLISHER: Clarendon Press (1984), ISBN: 0-19-877107-X.

Not an essential text, but worthy of a look, Artis does pay close attention to UK macroeconomics.

RATING: 3.5/5

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MACROECONOMICS - Fifth Edition

BY: Rudiger Dornbusch & Stanley Fischer, PRICE: 17.95, PUBLISHER: McGraw-Hill (1987), ISBN: 0-07-100696-6.

Definitive introduction to macroeconomic theory, worth every penny of it's cost a must for any economics student.

RATING: 5/5

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MACRO ECONOMICS - AN INTRODUCTION

BY: G F Stanlake, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Longman, Third Edition (1984), ISBN:  0-582-35445-5.

Great reference text, useful for anyone studying macro-economics.

RATING: 3/5

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MACRODYNAMICS - FLUCTUATIONS AND GROWTH

BY: Pierre-Yves Henin, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Routledge & Kegan Paul (1981), ISBN: 0-7102-0663-1.

A noble attempt at an economics text book, the wording is too lengthy it spoils the aim of the book.

RATING: 2/5

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MARX/ENGELS - SELECTED WORKS

BY: Karl Marx & Frederick Engels, PRICE: 5.95, PUBLISHER: Lawrence & Wishart, ISBN: 85315-525-9.

If your reading Marx, this text offers the major works of Marx in one book. Read only if you are doing in-depth research.

RATING: 3/5

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MODELS IN POLITICAL ECONOMY - A GUIDE TO THE ARGUMENTS

BY: Michael Barratt Brown, PRICE: 3.95, PUBLISHER: Penguin Books (1984), ISBN: 0-1402-2543-9.

General review of economic models, not the best by any means, but this is a good introductory text.

RATING: 3/5

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MONETARY ECONOMICS

BY: Geoffrey E J Dennis, PRICE: 6.95, PUBLISHER: Longman (1981), ISBN: 0-582-45573-1.

Basic guide to UK monetary policy.

RATING: 2/5

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STERLING IN DANGER

BY: Alan Walters, PRICE: 6.99, PUBLISHER: Fontana/Collins (1990), ISBN: 0-00-637673-8.

Excellent look at Conservative exchange rate policy, by Margaret Thatchers leading economist. This book cover the period from the 1980's to the instable exchange rate policy of the early 1990's. Very good for students of exchange rate theory.

RATING: 4/5

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THE LAW OF ACCUMULATION AND BREAKDOWN OF THE CAPITALIST SYSTEM

BY: Henryk Grossman, PRICE: 7.99, PUBLISHER: Pluto Press (1992), ISBN: 0-7453-0459-1.

The early works of Karl Marx, suggested that the capitalist system would keep reaching cutoff points where recessions would follow, one recession followed by a successively larger recession. Marx did however review his works in the later part of his life

This text explores how it is possible that the capitalist system may eventually decline. If your currently reading Marx, this is worth a read.

RATING: 4/5

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THE WEALTH OF NATIONS - BOOKS I-III

BY: Adam Smith, PRICE: 5.99, PUBLISHER: Penguin Classics (1986), ISBN: 0-14-043208-6.

This book like the works of Karl Marx, is a must read. Often referred to as the grandfather of economics, Adam Smith was the first to present the world with a complete reference set of economic text. This book is highly recommended. Be warned the phrasing is very much old english, well it was written back in the late 1700's. Go out and read this text as it one of the most highly discussed economic texts.

RATING: 5/5

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TWELVE CONTEMPORARY ECONOMISTS

BY: J R Shackleton & Gareth Locksley, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Macmillan (1983), ISBN: 0-333-29084-4.

A collection from twelve economists, Not groundbreaking stuff, useful to read different perspectives, not an essential read.

RATING: 2/5

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UNDERSTANDING THE BRITISH ECONOMY

BY: Peter Donaldson & John Farquhar, PRICE: 5.99,  PUBLISHER: Penguin Books (1991), ISBN: 0-14-013505-7.

Useful reference guide packed full of information. Get the most recent edition it will prove useful.

RATING: 3/5

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UNDERSTANDING THE UK ECONOMY

BY: Peter Curwen, PRICE: Unknown, PUBLISHER: Macmillan (1990), ISBN: 0-333-51105-0.

General collection of economic texts, not too taxing, good for general learning.

RATING: 2/5

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