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Reading for new students

The following reading list is designed to provide some information about the scope and content of Papers 1 to 4 of the Land Economy Tripos. It is not intended as a replacement to the detailed reading lists associated to individual lectures which are provided to students when they begin the course.

Long vacation preparatory reading list
Paper 1: Economics I & II
Begg, D. K. H. Foundations of Economics.
McGraw-Hill, 4th Edition 2009 (or earlier) and/or its parent text book                     
Begg, D. K. H., Fischer, S. and Dornbusch, R. Economics.
McGraw-Hill, 10th Edition, 2011
Anthony, M. and Biggs, N. Mathematics for Economics and Finance.
Cambridge University Press, 1996
Jacques, I. Mathematics for Economics and Business.
Addison Wesley Longman, 7th Edition, 2012
Paper 2: The Public Sector: Institutional and Legal Frameworks
Turpin, C.                                  

British Government and the Constitution: Text, Cases and Materials – Chapters 1 & 2
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 7th edition, 2012

Riddell, P. Parliament under Blair
London: Politicos, 2000
Paper 3: Quantitative and Legal Methods for Land Economists
Chiang, A.C. and Wainwright, K. Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics.
McGraw Hill, 4th edition, 2005                                          
Lind, D.A, Marchal, W.G. and Wathen, S.A. Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics.
McGraw Hill, 15th edition, 2011
Spiegel, M. R. Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Statistics.
McGraw Hill, 4th edition, 2007
Smith, A.T.H

Glanville Williams: Learning the Law

Sweet & Maxwell, 15th edition, 2013

Paper 4: Land Economy, Development and Sustainability
Jacobs, J.                         

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Any edition                                                                                              

Glaeser, E.

Triumph of the City

Macmillan, any edition

Hall, P.

Cities of Tomorrow

Any edition

Le Grand, J., Propper, C. and Smith, S.

The Economics of Social Problems

Palgrave Macmillan, 4th edition, 2008


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