Economics and Companion Website Access Code Card Package / Edition 1by Ayers, Robert Collinge, Robert A. Collinge
Pub. Date: 10/31/2002
Written to help readers learn the language of economics, this book, packed with real-world examples and applications, helps bring the subject to life. It encourages an understanding of economic concepts in relation to personal, business, and social issues, allowing readers to analyze current world events and draw their own conclusions. This book explains the economic landscape by covering such topics as production and trade; supply and demand; pricing; unemployment; inflation; macroeconomics; fiscal policy; economic growth; money and monetary policy; microeconomics; consumer behavior; competition; monopoly and antitrust; labor markets; earnings and income distribution; market failure; and the global economy. An excellent reference book for professionals in the field of economics.
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Table of Contents(NOTE: Each chapter contains a Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives, Key Terms, a Self-Test, and Questions and Problems. Macro Split contains Chapters 1-14 plus chapters 27-29. Micro Split contains Chapters 1-4 plus chapters 15-28.)
I. A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ECONOMY.
2. Production and Trade.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. The Power of Prices.
II. MONITORING THE MACRO ECONOMY.
III. AGGREGATE SUPPLY AND AGGREGATE DEMAND.
9. Short-Run Instability.
10. Aggregate Expenditures.
IV. INCENTIVES FOR PRODUCTIVITY.
12. Economic Growth.
V. MONEY AND MONETARY POLICY.
14. Monetary Policy and Price Stability.
VI. MICROECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS.
16. Consumer Behavior.
17. The Firm and Production.
18. Costs and Profit-Maximizing Output.
VII. OUTPUT MARKETS.
20. Monopoly and Antitrust.
21. Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition.
VIII. INPUT MARKETS.
23. Earningsand Income Distribution.
IX. MARKET FAILURE AND GOVERNMENT ACTION.
25. Externalities and Common Property Resources.
26. Public Choice.
X. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.
28. Policy Toward Trade.
29. Economic Development.
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