Economics / Edition 6

Economics / Edition 6

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by Stephen L. Slavin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072374098

ISBN-13: 9780072374094

Pub. Date: 07/06/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Steve Slavin's lively and comprehensive Economics student-friendly, step-by-step approach, coupled with its low price and built-in Workbook/Study Guide is very attractive to adopters. Instructors and students like the author's humorous anecdotes, direct language, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active rather than passive reading.  See more details below

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Steve Slavin's lively and comprehensive Economics student-friendly, step-by-step approach, coupled with its low price and built-in Workbook/Study Guide is very attractive to adopters. Instructors and students like the author's humorous anecdotes, direct language, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active rather than passive reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072374094
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/06/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
946
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.45(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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Economics 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is a great book for introductory economics,both macro and micro, because it reviews the mathematics required, shows students the steps in applying the math, and extends it. It is a good preparation for intermediate micro and macro.