Open Textbooks of the Day: Economics

Coordinated by the OpenCourseWare Consortium, Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.

This week, BCcampus features some our best open textbooks (ratings of 80% and higher based on peer reviews) currently available to instructors and students on our OpenEd site.

Today’s textbook is about economics:


Textbook: Principles of Microeconomics

Reviewed by: John Brouwer, Eton College
Overall Rating: 4.3 out of 5

Reviewer comment: The text is consistent in terminology and framework. The early chapters are well setup providing foundational information for the each of the subsequent chapters.  The text is well laid out as is the content but the text should be entitled: Macroeconomics: Theory in Application from a US Perspective. Overall the text would be excellent if there was a considerable amount of Canadian content added.