Economics of the Public Issues / Edition 11

Economics of the Public Issues / Edition 11

by Miller, Roger LeRoy / Benjamin, Daniel K. / North, Miller, Roger LeRoy / Benjamin, Daniel K. / North, Douglass C.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321030680

ISBN-13: 9780321030689

Pub. Date: 08/11/1998

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321030689
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
08/11/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Part One The Foundations of Economic Analysis 1(28)
1 Killer Airbags
4(5)
2 Terrible Trade-off
9(6)
3 Flying the Friendly Skies?
15(6)
4 Choosing Crime
21(8)
Part Two Supply and Demand 29(42)
5 Sex, Booze, and Drugs
32(8)
6 Is Water Different?
40(6)
7 Rationing Health Care
46(6)
8 Choice and Life
52(8)
9 Bankrupt Landlords, from Sea to Shining Sea
60(6)
10 Getting Scalped
66(5)
Part Three Market Structures 71(30)
11 Pure Competition on Wall Street
75(6)
12 Contracts, Combinations, and Conspiracies
81(5)
13 Merger Mania
86(5)
14 Keeping the Competition Out
91(5)
15 Coffee, Tea, or Tuition-Free?
96(5)
Part Four Labor and Human Capital 101(26)
16 The Economic Returns to Education
103(4)
17 Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses
107(5)
18 Disposable Workers
112(6)
19 Million Dollar Men
118(5)
20 The Effects of the Minimum Wage
123(4)
Part Five Political Economy 127(34)
21 Foreign or Domestic? Ask a Bureaucrat
130(6)
22 Education and Choice
136(8)
23 Crime and Punishment
144(5)
24 The Graying of America
149(6)
25 Inner City High Finance
155(6)
Part Six Externalities and the Environment 161(30)
26 The Trashman Cometh
164(8)
27 Bye, Bye, Bison
172(7)
28 Smog Merchants
179(5)
29 Greenhouse Economics
184(7)
Part Seven The International Scene 191(18)
30 The Benefits of Free Trade
193(5)
31 The Opposition to Free Trade
198(5)
32 The $750,000 Job
203(6)
Glossary 209(8)
Index 217

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