Economics by Design : Principles and Issues / Edition 1

Economics by Design : Principles and Issues / Edition 1

by Robert A. Collinge, Ronald M. Ayers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133737888

ISBN-13: 9780133737882

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Using a unique modular format, this up-to-date survey presents current issues and core principles of mainstream economics in an intuitive manner that captures reader interest. It systematically combines this presentation with a wealth of relevant, up-to-date applications drawn from today's professional world. Discuss cover such timely issues as the World Bank; the…  See more details below

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Using a unique modular format, this up-to-date survey presents current issues and core principles of mainstream economics in an intuitive manner that captures reader interest. It systematically combines this presentation with a wealth of relevant, up-to-date applications drawn from today's professional world. Discuss cover such timely issues as the World Bank; the International Monetary Fund; the International Labor Organization; economic growth; short-term instability; production, growth, and trade; political prices and elasticity; the international marketplace; the public sector; market failure; taxation and public choice; employment, output, and fiscal policy; and more. For those interested in any/all facets of mainstream economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133737882
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
606
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

1Roadmap for Economics1
2Production, Growth, and Trade37
3Market Prices: Supply and Demand75
4Efficiency and Political Prices120
5Into the International Marketplace161
6The Firm198
7Market Models238
8Income From Labor and Human capital275
9Government's Role in Production317
10Taxation and Public Choice353
11Measuring the Macroeconorny389
12Employment, Output, and Fiscal Policy426
13Money, Banking, and Monetarv Policy464
14Policy for the Long Run502
15Global Economic Themes539

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