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Hardback
January 2022
9788770224055
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  • Publisher
    River Publishers
  • Published
    24th January
  • ISBN 9788770224055
  • Language English
  • Pages 390 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$120.00
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December 2021
9788770224048
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  • Publisher
    River Publishers
  • Published
    29th December 2021
  • ISBN 9788770224048
  • Language English
  • Pages 390 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$120.00

The book describes the evolution of economic theory, considering historical, political, and scientific perspectives. It discusses economic concepts and the formation of economics as a discipline since the feudal system, passing through the formation of the State, until the present. The main economic concepts are presented, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, privatization, taxes, tariffs, the concept of currencies, stock markets, international transactions, and economic policies. The book contains a complete glossary of economic terms to help the reader.

Preface

The Economic Universe

History and Economic Formation

About Capitalism

Main Economic Concepts

Microeconomy

Macroeconomy

Public and Private

State-Owned Companies in Brazil

Analysis of the Economic Results of Privatization

Taxes and Income Distribution

Salaries Move the Economy

Mathematical Economy

The First Communication Companies

Probability Theory

Glossary of Economics

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, 1980; his master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal da Paraiba (UFPB), Brazil, 1988; and his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, Canada, 1994. He worked for the Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB); for the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG); for the State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC); and for the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). He was visiting professor at the University of Toronto and is now visiting professor at the Senai Cimatec, Salvador, Brazil. He is founder and President of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Communications (Iecom). He has been awarded several scholarships and grants from the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CNPq), from the IEEE Foundation, from the University of Waterloo, and from the Federal University of Paraiba. He received an achievement award from the Brazilian Telecommunications Society (SBrT), an award from the Medicine College of the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), and an achievement award from the College of Engineering of the Federal University of Pernambuco. He published over 500 engineering and scientific papers and 26 books. He also wrote chapters for 12 books. He served on the Board of Directors of SBrT and on the SBMO Council. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, and he was a columnist for the traditional Brazilian newspaper Jornal do Commercio. He is a laureate of the prestigious 2014 Attilio Giarola Medal of the Brazilian Microwave and Optoelectronics Society (SBMO).

Economy; History of Economy; Microeconomy; Macroeconomy; Mathematical Economy