Economics: A Contemporary Introduction / Edition 8

Economics: A Contemporary Introduction / Edition 8

by William A. McEachern
     
 

This introductory textbook covers the basic concepts of the discipline, the market system, market structure and pricing, resource markets, market failure and public policy, international microeconomics, macroeconomics, and fiscal and monetary policy. A companion CD-ROM contains practice tests, a graphing workshop, video clips, and supplementary instruction. … See more details below

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This introductory textbook covers the basic concepts of the discipline, the market system, market structure and pricing, resource markets, market failure and public policy, international microeconomics, macroeconomics, and fiscal and monetary policy. A companion CD-ROM contains practice tests, a graphing workshop, video clips, and supplementary instruction. McEachern teaches economics at the University of Connecticut and advises government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324579215
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/08/2008
Series:
Available Titles Aplia Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Art and Science of Economic Analysis. 2. Some Tools of Economic Analysis. 3. Economic Decision Makers. 4. Demand, Supply, and Markets. 5. Elasticity of Demand and Supply. 6. Consumer Choice and Demand. 7. Production and Cost in the Firm. 8. Perfect Competition. 9. Monopoly. 10. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly. 11. Resource Markets. 12. Labor Markets and Labor Unions. 13. Capital, Interest, Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Finance. 14. Transaction Costs, Asymmetric Information, and Behavioral Economics. 15. Economic Regulation and Antitrust Policy. 16. Public Goods and Public Choice. 17. Externalities and the Environment. 18 Poverty and Redistribution. 19. Introduction to Macroeconomics. 20. Tracking the U. S. Economy. 21. Unemployment and Inflation. 22. U.S. Productivity and Growth. 23. Aggregate Demand. 24. Aggregate Supply. 25. Fiscal Policy. 26. Federal Budgets and Public Policy. 27. Money and the Financial System. 28. Banking and the Money Supply. 29. Monetary Theory and Policy. 30. The Policy Debate: Active or Passive? 31. International Trade. 32. International Finance. 33. Economic Development.

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