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Principles of Economics by Timothy Taylor

"Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced approach to micro- and macroeconomics, to both Keynesian and classical views, and to the theory and application of economics concepts. The text also includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. " (OpenStax)

Macroeconomics: Theory through Application by Russell Cooper and Andrew John

A textbook designed for undergraduate students new to the concepts of economics. It aims to improve economic literacy and promote economic thinking.

Principles of Microeconomics by Curtis and Irvine

This text uses Canadian and international examples to cover introductory themes of microeconomics. Chapters one through three share topics for both micro and macroeconomics while the other chapters focus specifically on microeconomic subjects.

International Trade: Theory and Policy

This text published by saylor.org covers international trade in an approach which strives to marry a thorough of understanding models for the average political science or economics student.

Principles of Economics

"This book is intended for a two-semester course in Economics taught out of the social sciences or business school. Principles of Economics aims to teach considerable range and depth of Economic concepts through an approachable style and methodology." (OER Commons)

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