/,i:kə'nɒmɪks, ,ekə'nɒmɪks; ,ikə`nɑmɪks,,ɛkə`nɑmɪks/
n [sing v]
1 science or principles of the production, distribution and consumption of goods esp with reference to cost 经济学; 经济原则
*the economics of publishing 出版的经济原则.
2 condition of a country as regards its wealth 国家的经济状况
*third world economics 第三世界的经济状况.
the study of the way in which money and goods are produced and used
→economic a Harvard professor of economics [plural]
the way in which money influences whether a plan, business etc will work effectively The economics of the scheme will have to be looked at very carefully.
1. Even his opponents were compelled to admit that he was a man of profound learning: and this not merely in his special field of economics, but also in history, philosophy, and the literature of all countries. 即使是他的对手们也不得不承认他是一个学识渊博的人：这不仅是指他的经济学专业领域，而且还包括历史、哲学以及各国的文学。
2. Economics 经济
3. This new leadership has abandoned all talk of economic imperialism in favor of market economics. 这些新领导人赞成市场经济学，摈弃了所有有关经济帝国主义的言论。
4. He is distinguished for his knowledge of economics. 他在经济学方面的研究出类拔萃。
5. He has written three books in economics. 他已写了三本经济学方面的书。