Economics in the 21st Century

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7–12

What are taxes? How does the stock market work? Will there be another recession? To be financially responsible, one must learn the basic economic principles, concepts and processes. This series explains the fundamentals in an engaging style, with language that is easy to understand. Each book explains a concept, how it works, what its effects are, and how it applies to daily life. Prepare teens for life on their own by laying the foundation for smart fiscal decisions. (ISBN: 978-0-7660-7423-1)

    Bibliography, Charts, Graphs, Tables, Full-color photographs, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Web Sites
  • Explains key economic principles
  • Describes cause / effect of different economic decisions
  • Spring 2016
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Economic Depression

Economic Depression

What It Is and How It Works

Lisa A. Crayton and Jason Porterfield
Economic depression is a term frequently heard in the news and an event read about in history class. But what exactly is it? Supporting financial literacy in school and in life, this text breaks down the complicated concept of economic depression into language readers can understand...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7195-7
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Globalization

Globalization

What It Is and How It Works

Lisa A. Crayton and Laura La Bella
Using explanatory text, photos, and graphics, this book makes it easier for readers to understand the complicated and often controversial topic of globalization by discussing the different types of globalization, how and why it occurs, its effect on people, and what it means in the Internet Age...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7244-2
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Inflation

Inflation

What It Is and How It Works

Lisa A. Crayton and Joyce Hart
This engaging text breaks down the complicated concept of inflation for readers and explains what inflation is, what causes it, its effects on the rest of the economy, and its impact on everyday life...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7248-0
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Recession

Recession

What It Is and How It Works

Lisa A. Crayton and Jeanne Nagle
Through engaging, easily understood language, readers will learn about the specifics of an economic recession, including the difference between a recession and a depression, what can be done about a recession, how it affects everyday life, and how it will impact their future...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7356-2
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Taxes

Taxes

What They Are and How They Work

Lisa A. Crayton and Laura La Bella
Annually inundated with commercials, news segments, and online articles during tax season, students might be wondering about the intricacies of the American tax system. Designed to prepare readers for the working world, this book will inform them about taxes, including the different types of taxes, why they are needed, their history, where the tax money goes, and how the digital revolution has affected taxes...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7376-0
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The Stock Market

The Stock Market

What It Is and How It Works

Lisa A. Crayton and Kathy Furgang
Engaging text breaks down the complicated subject of the stock market and explains what it is, its history, what really happens on Wall Street, and how it can affect readers personally. Students will gain valuable fiscal knowledge that will serve them well in school and in life...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-7384-5
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