Economic Issues and Policy 8e by Jacqueline Murray Brux
Economic Issues and Policy 8ed is an up-to-date textbook for economics, general education, and secondary education college students who wish to learn about the economics of today’s issues including inequality, racism, criminal justice, homelessness, education, healthcare, world poverty and much more. The discussion of issues in this book is lively, relevant, and current. Students are provided with a left/right framework from which to position their own viewpoints.
Jacqueline Murray Brux received her PhD in economics in 1983 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is an emeritus professor of economics and founder/director of the Center for International Development at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls. Her area of expertise is the economic development of developing countries. Her research includes the areas of economic development, with special focus on women in development, the effects of structural reforms, and microenterprise credit for poor women’s entrepreneurial activities. She has also done extensive research on topics of diversity in the United States. Dr. Brux’s international experiences include work and research in the countries of Burkina Faso and Ghana in West Africa; Kenya and Uganda in East Africa; Mexico, Chile, and Cuba in Latin America; Russia; and Vietnam. She regularly travels to Norway to visit her daughter and grandchildren
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