Economics for Today / Edition 1by Irvin B. Tucker
Pub. Date: 04/28/1997
A concise, 30-chapter Principles of Economics text focusing on core concepts, ECONOMICS FOR TODAY includes a wealth of use pedagogical features to provide opportunities for critical thinking, interactive reading, and built-in self-assessment. It also aids the visual learner by giving special attention to figures and graphs. Available in micro and macro paperback splits.
Table of ContentsPART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS. 1. Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking. 2. Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost. 3. Market Supply and Demand. 4. Markets in Action. PART II: MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS. 5. Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply. 6. Consumer Choice Theory. 7. Production Costs. PART III: MARKET STRUCTURES. 8. Perfect Competition. 9. Monopoly. 10. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly. 11. Labor Markets. PART IV: MICROECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES. 12. Income Distribution, Poverty, and Discrimination. 13. Antitrust and Regulation. 14. Environmental Economics. PART V: MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS. 15. Gross Domestic Product. 16. Business Cycles and Unemployment. 17. Inflation. PART VI: MACROECONOMIC THEORY AND POLICY. 18. The Keynesian Model. 19. The Keynesian Model in Action. 20. Aggregate Demand and Supply 21. Fiscal Policy. 22. The Public Sector. 23. Federal Deficits and the National Debt. PART VII: MONEY, BANKING, AND MONETARY POLICY. 24. Money and the Federal Reserve System. 25. Money Creation. 26. Monetary Policy. 27. The Phillips Curve and Expectations Theory. PART VIII: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY. 28. International Trade and Finance 29. Comparative Economic Systems 30. Growth and the Less-Developed Countries.
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