Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice plus MyEconLab (Seventh Edition) / Edition 7

Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice plus MyEconLab (Seventh Edition) / Edition 7

by Robert B. Ekelund, Rand Ressler, Robert D. Tollison, Rand W. Ressler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321356578

ISBN-13: 9780321356574

Pub. Date: 09/15/2005

Publisher: Pearson Education

Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice emphasizes that economics is, at its base about decision-making and the aim to maximize our own happiness and our society's well-being. As you read this book, the authors encourage you to think of economics in the context of decisions you face personally - like career choice or where to live - as well as decisions

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Economics: Private Markets and Public Choice emphasizes that economics is, at its base about decision-making and the aim to maximize our own happiness and our society's well-being. As you read this book, the authors encourage you to think of economics in the context of decisions you face personally - like career choice or where to live - as well as decisions being made at the policy level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321356574
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
851
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents


Part I The Power of Economic Thinking
Chapter 1 Economics in Perspective
Chapter 2 Opportunity Cost, Specialization, and Trade
Chapter 3 Private Markets and Prices: Laws of Demand & Supply
Chapter 4 Markets, Economic Welfare, and Politics
Part II The Architecture of Private Markets
Chapter 5 Elasticity
Chapter 6 The Logic of Consumer Choice and Demand
Chapter 7 The Firm and Costs of Production
Chapter 8 Competitive Markets
Chapter 9 Monopoly: The Firm as Industry
Chapter 10 Imperfect Competition
Part III Input Markets and Income Distribution
Chapter 11 Competitive Labor Markets and Unions
Chapter 12 Entrepreneurship and the Organization of Production
Chapter 13 Income Distribution, Poverty, and Health Care
Part IV Applied Microeconomics and Public Choice
Chapter 14 Antitrust, Regulation, and Public Policy
Chapter 15 Environmental Economics
Chapter 16 Public Choice
Part V The Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
Chapter 17 Contemporary Macroeconomics
Chapter 18 Measuring the Macroeconomy
Chapter 19 Classical Macroeconomic Theory
Chapter 20 Keynesian Macroeconomics
Chapter 21 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Chapter 22 Fiscal Policy and the Supply Side: Using the Tools
Chapter 23 Taxes, the Deficit, and the Debt
Part VI Money
Chapter 24 Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve
Chapter 25 Money and Inflation
Part VII Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Growth
Chapter 26 Macroeconomic Theory & Policy
Chapter 27 Global Economic Growth and Development
Part VIII International Trade and the Global Economy
Chapter 28 International Trade
Chapter 29International Finance
Glossary
Credits
Index

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