Economics and Business Environment is targeted at students preparing for a career in a managerial position in business or public service.

With its accessible style and convenient structure, this textbook offers an insight into:

1 current economic developments that are important to (European) businesses and governments;

2 the influence of the business environmenton company profit and turnover. Students are offered an insight into the economic risks faced by all companies.

This fifth edition of Economics and Business Environment has been fully updated; including the measurements taken to reinforce supervision of the banking industry.

chapter 1|11 pages

Economics and the business environment

part Part 1|77 pages

The company in the business sector

chapter 2|34 pages


chapter 3|39 pages


part Part 2|91 pages

The macroeconomic environment of companies

chapter 4|32 pages


chapter 5|20 pages


chapter 6|33 pages

The business cycle and policy

part Part 3|65 pages

The monetary environment of companies

chapter 7|30 pages


chapter 8|31 pages

Money and capital markets

part Part 4|111 pages

The international environment of companies

chapter 9|44 pages

International economic relations

chapter 10|36 pages

The foreign exchange market

chapter 11|25 pages

Country selection and country risk