Contemporary Economics: An Applications Approach / Edition 3

Contemporary Economics: An Applications Approach / Edition 3

by Robert Carbaugh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324260121

ISBN-13: 9780324260120

Pub. Date: 01/30/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Combining a "modest amount" of theory with an emphasis on real-world applications, this economics textbook is designed to serve in a one-term survey course in microeconomics and macroeconomics. Eighteen chapters cover such topics and supply and demand, the costs of production, competition and monopoly, imperfect competition, government and markets, labor markets,

Overview

Combining a "modest amount" of theory with an emphasis on real-world applications, this economics textbook is designed to serve in a one-term survey course in microeconomics and macroeconomics. Eighteen chapters cover such topics and supply and demand, the costs of production, competition and monopoly, imperfect competition, government and markets, labor markets, gross domestic products and economic growth, fiscal policy and the budget, the banking system, monetary policy, and international finance. Applications and examples are drawn from the experience of the United States. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324260120
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/30/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1 Scarcity and Choice

Part 2: The Microeconomy

Chapter 2 Market Transactions: Demand and Supply Analysis

Chapter 3 Demand and Supply Applications

Chapter 4 Production and the Costs of Production

Chapter 5 Competition and Monopoly: Virtues and Vices

Chapter 6 Imperfect Competition

Chapter 7 Labor Markets

Chapter 8 Government and Markets

Part 3: The Macroeconomy

Chapter 9 The Mixed Economy of the United States

Chapter 10 Gross Domestic Product and Economic Growth

Chapter 11 The Business Cycle, Unemployment, and Inflation

Chapter 12 Macroeconomic Instability: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

Chapter 13 Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget

Chapter 14 Money and the Banking System

Chapter 15 The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

Part 4: The International Economy

Chapter 16 International Trade and the Global Economy

Chapter 17 International Finance

Chapter 18 Economic Systems and Developing Countries

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