Economics Today: The Macro View / Edition 16

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Overview

Miller, Economics Today: The Macro View 16e remains committed to providing students with discussion and coverage of the most current issues and events. This text appeals to today's diverse student population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132872355
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Edition number: 16
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 3.20 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller is currently affiliated with the Institute for University Studies in Arlington, Texas. Prior to this affiliation, he has held faculty appointments at the University of Washington at Seattle, the University of Hawaii, Clemson University, and the University of Miami, where he co-founded the Law and Economics Center.

Miller has authored and co-authored a myriad of articles and textbooks. He is the sole author of the best-selling Economics Today text and a co-author of the highly successful Economics of Public Issues. In addition to his work in academia, Miller has been invited to give talks and lectures across America, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and France. He has also served as a consultant to several law firms and numerous state and federal agencies.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. The Nature of Economics.
2. Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis.
5. The Public Sector and Public Choice.
6. Your Future with Social Security.

II. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH.

7. The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation.
8. Measuring the Economy's Performance.
9. Global Economic Growth and Development.

III. NATIONAL INCOME DETERMINATION AND FISCAL POLICY.

10. Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run.
11. Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses.
12. Consumption, Income, and the Multiplier.
13. Fiscal Policy.

IV. MONEY, MONETARY POLICY, AND STABILIZATION.

14. Money and Banking Systems.
15. Money Creation, Payment Systems, and Deposit Insurance.
16. Electronic Banking.
17. Domestic and International Monetary Policy.
18. Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy.

In this volume, Chapter 18 is followed by Chapter 32.

VIII. GLOBAL ECONOMICS.

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy.
33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
Glossary.
Index.
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