This work provides an introduction to the global economy and the most recent information on all aspects of the topic. It includes a discussion defining the global economy in its historical and contemporary context, a time-line of events, and a glossary of selected terms.
DAVID E. O'CONNOR is a nationally recognized economics teacher at the Edwin O. Smith High School in Storrs, Connecticut. He has also served as a College Board Consultant in Economics, President of the Connecticut Council for Social Studies, and Instructor at the Taft Summer Institute for Teachers. He has conducted over 100 teacher workshops and written 18 books and teacher's manuals in the fields of economics, ethnic history, and world history, including Basic Economic Principles (Greenwood, 2000), Demystifying the Global Economy (Greenwood, 2002), and The Basics of Economics (Greenwood, 2004).