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Introductory Economic Concepts and Tools
Time Value of Money - Federal Reserve Education
Time Value of Money is an online course designed to help students in economics, math and personal finance classes through what is often dry, mathematical content by featuring student-oriented language, program interactions, checks for understanding and video. This course will enhance students' in-class study of present and future value and also serve as a tutorial for those students who struggle with the concepts
Economies of Scale, Bloomsbury Guide to Human Thought
Economies of scale refers to the benefits of mass production. In many industries, big is beautiful (or anyway cheaper) because unit costs of production fall; for example the mass-production of cars; giant shipbuilding yards; steel works, where initial investment costs are heavy and can be lightened only if output is expanded.
Wolfram|Alpha - Money and Finance
Utilize the computational power of Wolfram|Alpha to track monetary trends, check up-to-date stock quotes and even access historical market data. Or, employ Wolfram|Alpha’s sophisticated financial tools and calculators to help you manage your personal finances.
Macroeconomics from The American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia
The level of macroeconomics deals with the economy as a whole or with its basic subdivisions or aggregates such as the government, household, and business sectors. An aggregate consists of a collection of specific economic units, such as businesses, which are treated as if they were one unit—high-tech industries, for example. In dealing with aggregates, macroeconomics is concerned with obtaining an overview or general outline of the structure of the economy and the relationships among its major aggregates
Microeconomics from The American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia
Microeconomics is concerned primarily with determining the price of a good, the quantity of the good bought and sold, and the effect of the transaction on the well-being of consumer and producer. Microeconomic theory assumes that individuals act as rational maximizers—that they weigh costs against benefits in making decisions and that they implicitly or explicitly attempt to achieve the highest level of well-being possible in any given situation.
Life and Career Skills Series: Personal Finance by
Publication Date: 2015
This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.