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Economics book list Royal Holloway Uni of London

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Economics
Economics
"good introductionary book to 1st year economics, covering all the major micro and macro topics. clear and easy to understand but is maybe on the simplistic side."
The Economics of European Integration
The Economics of European Integration
"a good textbook, albeit maybe slightly too advanced for what is just a first year optional module."
Schaum's Outline of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics (Schaum's Outline Series)
Schaum's Outline of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics (Schaum's Outline Series)
"tbh i never used this textbook, so i can't give an opinion on it. the concepts covered in classes did not require a complementary textbook"
Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions: With Economic Applications and Infotrac
Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions: With Economic Applications and Infotrac
"not bad txtbk but maybe not suitable for 2nd year course in micro. written at an advanced level and doesnt provide proofs for the mathematical methods. varian's intermediate micro may better"
Macroeconomics: International Version
Macroeconomics: International Version
"fantastic textbook. probably the definitive macro text. clear and concise explanations. simple to understand yet promotes more advanced thinking"
Introduction to Econometrics
Introduction to Econometrics
"ok text on intro to econometrics. explanations could be a bit better seeing as this is supposed to give a first introduction to econometrics. there are better intro to econometrics books available"
Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics
Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics
"a classic and a good book. not a necessary book to have as many of the topics covered arent very hard"
The Economics of Money, Banking and Finance: a European Text
The Economics of Money, Banking and Finance: a European Text
"an excellent book. easy to understand and gives good explanations. i feel it could offer more advanced teachings however as what is essentially an intro into financial economics"
Investments + Standard and Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight
Investments + Standard and Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight
"excellent textbook for the popular third year course in financial economics. simple to understand and good explanations, while also testing more advanced students with CFA problem sets"
Introduction to Econometrics
Introduction to Econometrics
"very good textbk. does a good job of explaning what is one of the harder modules available to a third year."
Development Economics
Development Economics
"excellent textbk. probably the best book on development economics there is. the book isnt really required for the dev module however its an excellent read."
Public Finance and Public Policy
Public Finance and Public Policy
"very good textbook. good simple explanations supported with appropriate examples and diagrams. only problem that i have with it is the extortionate prices listed for this book (often >£60)"
Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing - A Book of Practical Counsel
Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing - A Book of Practical Counsel
"classic book on value investing. one of the 6 required books for topics in finance module. interesting if very long book."
Trading Secrets: 20 Hard and Fast Rules to Help You Beat the Stock Market (Financial Times Series)
Trading Secrets: 20 Hard and Fast Rules to Help You Beat the Stock Market (Financial Times Series)
"second book required for topics in finance. very interesting book on technical analysis strategies"
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-tested Strategy for Successful Investing
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-tested Strategy for Successful Investing
"very good and interesting read. third book required for topics in finance. main topics is about EMH and trying to disprove fundamental analysis and technical analysis"
The Great Crash 1929
The Great Crash 1929
"4th book for topics in finance. details the great crash from a prominent economic historians perspective. surprisingly good book"
Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Wiley Investment Classics)
Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Wiley Investment Classics)
"5th book in the list. similar to the above in that it comes from an economic historians point of view. more detail than the above book and provides more of a framework detailing the instances of crash"
Liar's Poker (Hodder Great Reads)
Liar's Poker (Hodder Great Reads)
"fantastic book. a must read for anybody, especially those looking to join the banking industry. very funny and witty yet still providing a clear picture of banking during the 80s"
Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy
Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy
"labour economics 3rd yr module. i never took this module so cant give an opinion"
An Introduction to Game Theory
An Introduction to Game Theory
"game theory text bk. apparently not a good book. i never took the module myself"