‘I have used Professor Goldsmith’s Consumer Economics: Issues and Behaviors text for several years and am delighted to add her newest version to my Consumer Economics class. The book is written in such a user-friendly way that the reader may forget that s/he is reading a textbook. The information in this newest version is up-to-date and relevant to consumers of every age. The content will likely inspire a new generation of consumer advocates.’ — Dr. Diann Moorman, Associate Professor at the University of Georgia, USA
‘Goldsmith’s Consumer Economics provides updated information on important and current economic issues faced by consumers. The book is well written based on information from original research papers and other reputable sources including the author’s own scholarship. A great textbook for undergraduate courses in consumer economics and relevant disciplines.’ — Jing Jian Xiao, Author of Consumer Economic Wellbeing and Professor of Consumer Economics, University of Rhode Island, USA
‘Consumer Economics: Issues and Behaviors by Elizabeth B. Goldsmith provides an all-encompassing introduction and overview to the study of consumerism. The detailed examples, discussion questions and resources serve to engage students from varying disciplines in the exploration of their rights and responsibilities as a consumer.’ — Linda A. Bradley, Ph.D., Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, California State University, Northridge, USA
‘Dr. Goldsmith’s latest edition of Consumer Economics: Issues and Behaviors contains all the elements of an excellent text. As an instructor, I use the quotes from each chapter as an introduction to each class session. The students connect with the practical nature of the case studies that reflect chapter content. The real life examples and high interest topics connect easily with students and lead to lively discussion. I look forward to utilizing this updated text to enhance my classes.’ — Susan A. Reichelt, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA
Elizabeth B. Goldsmith is Professor in the Department of Retail Merchandising and Product Development at Florida State University, USA.