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The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
(CEE) is a widely-used encyclopedia
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Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek from + , hence "rules of the house"...
. It is used by students and teachers from high school
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to graduate school
A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate degree...
, and is one of the most popular worldwide resources for researching and understanding topics in economics.
Articles are written by the most respected economists in their fields, including many Nobel Prize
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winners. There are also over 80 biographies of famous economists, including accessible summaries of their main contributions to economics with links to their works and secondary resources.
The original text of the CEE
was first published in 1993 as the Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics
, David R. Henderson, ed. It has been available on Econlib since 2000.
Articles are available online free of charge. Republication or distribution requires permission.