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Survey of Economics

Version 1.1
By Libby Rittenberg

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Survey of Economics, v. 1.1


Libby Rittenberg


Building on the pedagogy developed in their successful two-semester Principles of Economics textbook, Libby Rittenberg's Survey of Economics, v. 1.1 covers topics that provide students with the tools to understand the economic way of thinking in a shorter amount of time.

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This textbook is suitable for these courses: Intro-level Economics (one-semester)

This textbook is suitable for 2 and 4 year institutions.



These are followed by sections including a clearly written exposition of a topic, an illustrative "Case in Point," and a sample "Try It" problem (with answer included) so students can determine their level of understanding.


Brief sections help clarify often confusing concepts. Ample end-of chapter concept and numerical problems round out the experience.

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

A PowerPoint presentation highlighting key learning objectives and the main concepts for each chapter are available for you to use in your classroom. You can either cut and paste sections or use the presentation as a whole.

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

Solutions Manual

Solutions Manual

For exercises that need a little more explanation, our Solutions Manual will take you step by step through solving the problem and offer explanations on the answer.

Solutions Manual

Test Item File

Test Item File

Need assistance in supplementing your quizzes and tests? Our test-item files (in Word format) contain many multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions.

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Libby Rittenberg Colorado College

Libby Rittenberg (PhD Rutgers University) is Professor Emerita of Economics at Colorado College. She also served as the Dean of Summer Programs as well as the college’s ombudsperson. As a professor, she frequently taught Principles of Economics, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, Comparative Economic Systems, and a senior seminar on the International Political Economy. Throughout her academic career, Libby was deeply involved in study abroad education and directed programs in central Europe and Turkey. She was honored to have been a Fulbright Lecturer. Her research has focused on the internationally oriented areas of economics, with numerous articles on comparative and development economics, and a particular emphasis on the Turkish economy. 

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