Economics for Today / Edition 2

Economics for Today / Edition 2

by Irvin B. Tucker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324006217

ISBN-13: 9780324006216

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A concise, 30-chapter Principles of Economics text focusing on core concepts, Economics for Today, 3e includes a wealth of useful 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

Overview

A concise, 30-chapter Principles of Economics text focusing on core concepts, Economics for Today, 3e includes a wealth of useful 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324006216
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Series:
Economics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
1.Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking

Appendix to

Chapter 1: Applying Graphs to Economics
2.Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost
3.Market Supply and Demand
4.Markets in Action.

Appendix to

Chapter 4: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care
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.

Appendix to

Chapter 15: Complex Circular Flow Model
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.

Appendix to

Chapter 20: The Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model
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 NTERNATIONAL ECONOMY
28.International Trade and Finance
29.Economies in Transition
30.Growth and theLess-Developed Countries

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