Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice / Edition 6

Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice / Edition 6

by Robert B. Ekelund, Robert D. Tollison
     
 

ISBN-10: 020165752X

ISBN-13: 9780201657524

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

KEY BENEIFT: The Sixth Edition of this introduction to principles of economics again integrates the public choice theme with a discussion of basic economic issues, while including many new analyses of domestic policies, and proposals and current global events. The free market approach begins in Chapter One with a condensed and accessible discussion…  See more details below

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KEY BENEIFT: The Sixth Edition of this introduction to principles of economics again integrates the public choice theme with a discussion of basic economic issues, while including many new analyses of domestic policies, and proposals and current global events. The free market approach begins in Chapter One with a condensed and accessible discussion contrasting market and non-market institutions, and is carried throughout the text. The book features a tightened exposition of microeconomics, more coverage of environmental economics and the economics of information, many new applications, and the addition of Internet-based exercises to each chapter. For business novices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201657524
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.27(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Economics in Perspective2
Ch. 2Opportunity Cost, Specialization, and Trade25
Ch. 3Private Markets and Prices: Laws of Demand and Supply54
Ch. 4Demand and Supply: Property, Markets, and Public Choice86
Ch. 5Elasticity114
Ch. 6The Logic of Consumer Choice and Demand138
Ch. 7The Firm165
Ch. 8Production Principles and Costs to the Firm179
Ch. 9Competitive Markets204
Ch. 10Monopoly: The Firm as Industry236
Ch. 11Monopolistic Competition and Advertising262
Ch. 12Few Competitors: Game Theory, Oligopoly, and Cartels278
Ch. 13Competitive Labor Markets304
Ch. 14Labor Unions and Imperfect Competition328
Ch. 15The Returns to Capital, Land, and Entrepreneurship348
Ch. 16Income Distribution, Poverty, and Health Care371
Ch. 17Antitrust, Regulation, and Public Policy399
Ch. 18Market Failure and Public Policy425
Ch. 19Public Choice446
Ch. 20Contemporary Macroeconomics466
Ch. 21Measuring the Macroeconomy490
Ch. 22Classical Macroeconomic Theory508
Ch. 23Keynesian Macroeconomics529
Ch. 24Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply562
Ch. 25Fiscal Policy and the Supply Side: Using the Tools580
Ch. 26Taxes, Deficits, and the Debt597
Ch. 27Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve623
Ch. 28Money and Inflation652
Ch. 29Macroeconomic Theory and Policy680
Ch. 30Global Economic Growth and Development701
Ch. 31International Trade728
Ch. 32International Finance757
Glossary786
Index798

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