Contemporary Economics (with Economics Applications and InfoTrac) / Edition 4

Contemporary Economics (with Economics Applications and InfoTrac) / Edition 4

by Robert Carbaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324314620

ISBN-13: 9780324314625

Pub. Date: 11/17/2005

Publisher: South-Western

With its focus on real world cases and applications, CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS has earned a reputation for being student-oriented and easy to understand. Inside, you'll find out how economics can save you money, how it works internationally, and how it impacts government policies. Best of all, this easy-to-read version helps you review for class and improve your grades

Overview

With its focus on real world cases and applications, CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS has earned a reputation for being student-oriented and easy to understand. Inside, you'll find out how economics can save you money, how it works internationally, and how it impacts government policies. Best of all, this easy-to-read version helps you review for class and improve your grades on tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324314625
Publisher:
South-Western
Publication date:
11/17/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(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. Labor Market Issues. 8. Government and 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 Systems and Developing Countries.

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