Contemporary Economics: An Applications Approach / Edition 3

Contemporary Economics: An Applications Approach / Edition 3

by Robert Carbaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324260121

ISBN-13: 9780324260120

Pub. Date: 01/30/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Like the author's best-selling, highly regarded International Economics text, this book integrates a clear and concise presentation of economic theory with an abundance of real-world cases and applications. Rather than discussing economic theory in the abstract, and then including real-world applications in separate sections, the text weaves applications into all

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Like the author's best-selling, highly regarded International Economics text, this book integrates a clear and concise presentation of economic theory with an abundance of real-world cases and applications. Rather than discussing economic theory in the abstract, and then including real-world applications in separate sections, the text weaves applications into all theoretical discussions. There is no other Survey text that emphasizes real-world applications to this degree.

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

PART I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Scarcity and Choice. PART II: THE MICROECONOMY. 2. Market Transactions: Demand and Supply Analysis. 3. Demand and Supply Applications. 4. Production and the Costs of Production. 5. Competition and Monopoly: Virtues and Vices. 6. Imperfect Competition. 7. Government and Markets. 8. Labor Markets. PART III: THE MACROECONOMY. 9. The Mixed Economy of the United States. 10. Gross Domestic Product and Economic Growth. 11. The Business Cycle, Unemployment, and Inflation. 12. Macroeconomic Instability: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 13. Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget. 14. Money and the Banking System. 15. The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy. PART IV: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY. 16. The United States and the Global Economy. 17. International Finance. 18. Economic Environments and the Economics of Developing Countries.

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