Economics / Edition 12

Economics / Edition 12

by Richard G. Lipsey, Paul N. Courant, Christopher T.S. Ragan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201347393

ISBN-13: 9780201347395

Pub. Date: 07/12/1999

Publisher: Pearson

The goal of this book has always been to provide readers with a solid introduction to the economic issues facing the world today, using the methods economists use to study those issues, and the policy problems that those issues create. This revision includes updated information on such key issues as health care, distribution of income, unemployment, labor, and…  See more details below

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The goal of this book has always been to provide readers with a solid introduction to the economic issues facing the world today, using the methods economists use to study those issues, and the policy problems that those issues create. This revision includes updated information on such key issues as health care, distribution of income, unemployment, labor, and monetary policy. The authors have also greatly increased the focus on the international economy and economic growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201347395
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/12/1999
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
8.31(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF ECONOMICS.

 1. The Economic Problem.

 2. Economics as a Social Science.

 3. The Anatomy of a Market Economy.

II. AN INTRODUCTION TO DEMAND AND SUPPLY.

 4. Demand, Supply, and Price.

 5. Elasticity.

 6. Demand and Supply in Action.

III. CONSUMERS AND PRODUCERS.

 7. Consumer Behavior.

 8. Producers and Cost in the Short Run.

 9. Producers and Cost in the Long Run.

IV. PRICING AND MARKET STRUCTURE.

10. Competitive Markets.

11. Monopoly.

12. Imperfect Competition and Strategic Behavior.

13. Economic Efficiency, Economic Regulation, and Antitrust.

14. Inside the Firm.

V. THE MARKET FOR FACTORS OF PRODUCTION.

15. Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility.

16. Labor Markets.

17. Capital and Nonrenewable Resources.

VI. GOVERNMENT IN THE MARKET ECONOMY.

18. Benefits and Costs of Government Intervention.

19. Environmental and Safety Regulation.

20. Taxation and Public Expenditure.

VII. AN INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS.

21. What Macroeconomics Is All About.

22. The Measurement of National Income.

VIII. NATIONAL INCOME AND FISCAL POLICY.

23. National Income Determination: Part I.

24. National Income Determination: Part II.

25. Output and Prices in the Short Run.

26. Output and Prices in the Long Run.

IX. MONEY, BANKING, AND MONETARY POLICY.

27. The Nature of Money.

28. Money, Output, and Prices.

29. Monetary Policy.

X. MACROECONOMIC PROBLEMS AND POLICIES.

30. Inflation.

31. Unemployment.

32. Government Budget Deficits.

33. Economic Growth.

34. Growth in Developing Countries.

XI. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS.

35. The Gains from International Trade.

36. Trade Policy.

37. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments.

38. Macroeconomic Policy in an Open Economy.

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