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Essential Foundations of Economics, Student Value Edition / Edition 6
     

Essential Foundations of Economics, Student Value Edition / Edition 6

by Robin Bade, Michael Parkin
 

ISBN-10: 0132872080

ISBN-13: 9780132872089

Pub. Date: 02/27/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several

Overview

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of MyLab and Mastering platforms exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab and Mastering platforms.



For courses in Economics.

Guide readers through the economic principles that will influence their financial decisions

Essential Foundations of Economics , 8th Edition introduces readers to the economic principles they can use to navigate the financial decisions of their futures. Each chapter concentrates on a manageable number of ideas, usually 3 to 4, with each reinforced several times throughout the text. This patient approach helps guide individuals through unfamiliar terrain and focus them on the most important concepts.

The text does four core things to help readers grasp and apply economic principles: it motivates with compelling issues and questions, focuses on core ideas, offers concise points, and encourages learning with activities and practice questions. After completing this text, readers will have the foundational knowledge of how the economy works and can apply it to their lives going forward.

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MyLab™ Economics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132872089
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/27/2012
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Getting Stated
2. The U.S. and Global Economies
3. The Economic Problem
4. Demand and Supply
5. Elasticities of Demand and Supply
6. Efficiency and Fairness of Markets
7. Government Actions in Markets
8. Global Markets in Action
9. Externalities and The Environment
10. Production and Cost
11. Perfect Competition
12. Monopoly
13. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
14. GDP: A Measure of Today Production and Income
15. Jobs and Unemployment
16. The CPI and the Cost of Living
17. Potential GDP and Economic Growth
18. Money and the Monetary System
19. AS-AD and the Business Cycle
20. Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy

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