Economics / Edition 5

Economics / Edition 5

by Stephen L. Slavin
     
 

Steve Slavin’s lively and comprehensive Economics has a student-friendly, step-by-step approach; value pricing; and a built-in Workbook/Study Guide. Instructors and students like the author’s humorous anecdotes, direct language, patient step-by-step treatment of math, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active rather than passive

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Steve Slavin’s lively and comprehensive Economics has a student-friendly, step-by-step approach; value pricing; and a built-in Workbook/Study Guide. Instructors and students like the author’s humorous anecdotes, direct language, patient step-by-step treatment of math, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active rather than passive reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780256263268
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
821
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.78(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction What Is Economics All About, How Do We Use This Book, and Why Is This Book Different from All Other Introductory Economics Textbooks?
1A Brief Economic History of the United States3
2Resource Utilization25
3Supply and Demand49
4The Mixed Economy59
5The Consumption Sector81
6The Business-Investment Sector103
7The Government Sector125
8Gross Domestic Product153
9Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation183
10Classical and Keynesian Economics213
11Fiscal Policy and the National Debt237
12Money and Banking279
13The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy313
14Twentieth-Century Economic Theory335
15A Guide to Macropolicy369
16Economic Growth and Productivity377
17Applications in Supply and Demand401
18Demand425
19Utility and Consumer Surplus451
20Supply463
21Cost and Profit477
22Supply in the Short Run and the Long Run499
23Perfect Competition515
24Monopoly533
25Monopolistic Competition555
26Oligopoly569
27The Four Types of Competition: A Review593
28Corporate Mergers and Antitrust605
29Demand in the Factor Market623
30Labor Unions645
31Labor Markets and Wage Rates665
32Rent, Interest, and Profit689
33Income Distribution and Poverty713
34International Trade745
35International Finance779
Glossary799
Index805

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