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Best Economics books for self study?

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    You should get a book endorsed by the examination board you are planning to use. The problems are more likely to be on how to apply the content on answers, you would need someone to help you with exam technique and how to develop answers. You should also check the specification to make sure you are covering relevant topics, that is if you are using a generic textbook that covers more than 1 examination board.
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    When studying for the Cambridge 'A' Level, I used Economics by John Sloman and Alison Wride. It is a fantastically thorough book, and regardless of which board you're sitting for, you'll find it useful! The book is also great for IB students and undergraduates. It is available online in a PDF (probably got leaked), so you can check it out for free.

    Another book I used was Cambridge International AS and A Level Economics by Colin Bamford and Susan Grant. Although this book is geared towards Cambridge students, some topics are explained in great detail, such as the Keynesian theories. This is also available online for free.

    Some more tips for self-study would be to use online resources, such as YouTube and Khan Academy. You'll find great videos on Khan Academy about almost anything!

    I would recommend more books for you, but it would help if you mentioned which exam you're sitting for! I hope I could help, though.

    Best of luck! Cheers.
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    (Original post by Glib)
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    What exam board?
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    I personally recommend Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx.
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    (Original post by OrionMusicNet)
    What exam board?
    Edexcel B
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    Yeah, the John Sloman book would be better suited for that. In fact, it's so detailed, it might be the only book you need! I hope I could help
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    (Original post by skyla0607)
    When studying for the Cambridge 'A' Level, I used Economics by John Sloman and Alison Wride. It is a fantastically thorough book, and regardless of which board you're sitting for, you'll find it useful! The book is also great for IB students and undergraduates. It is available online in a PDF (probably got leaked), so you can check it out for free.

    Another book I used was Cambridge International AS and A Level Economics by Colin Bamford and Susan Grant. Although this book is geared towards Cambridge students, some topics are explained in great detail, such as the Keynesian theories. This is also available online for free.

    Some more tips for self-study would be to use online resources, such as YouTube and Khan Academy. You'll find great videos on Khan Academy about almost anything!

    I would recommend more books for you, but it would help if you mentioned which exam you're sitting for! I hope I could help, though.

    Best of luck! Cheers.
    Hi can you message me a link to the free version of Sloman...Ive been looking for a while but can't find a copy of any edition.*
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    Sure, the link is http://www.niseconomics.com/uploads/..._-_7th_ed..pdf
    Happy studying! :yes:
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    (Original post by skyla0607)
    Sure, the link is http://www.niseconomics.com/uploads/..._-_7th_ed..pdf
    Happy studying! :yes:
    Thanks :-)
 
 
 
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