Foundations of Economics / Edition 6

Foundations of Economics / Edition 6

by Robin Bade, Michael Parkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132831058

ISBN-13: 9780132831055

Pub. Date: 01/11/2012

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132831055
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/11/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
984
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Getting Started
Appendix: Making and Using Graphs.
2. The U.S. Economy.
3. The Economic Problem.
4. Demand and Supply.

II. A CLOSER LOOK AT MARKETS.

5. Elasticities of Demand and Supply.
6. Efficiency and Fairness of Markets.

III. HOW GOVERNMENTS INFLUENCE THE ECONOMY.

7. Government Influences on Markets.
8. Taxes.
9. Externalities.
10. Public Goods and Common Resources.

IV. A CLOSER LOOK AT DECISION MAKERS.

11. Consumer Choice and Demand.
Appendix. Indifference Curves.
12. Production and Cost.

V. PRICES, PROFITS, AND INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE.

13. Perfect Competition.
14. Monopoly.
15. Monopolistic Competition.
16. Oligopoly.
17. Regulation and Antitrust Law.

VI. HOW INCOMES ARE DETERMINED.

19. Demand and Supply in Factor Markets.
20. Inequality and Redistribution.

VII. MONITORING THE MACROECONOMY.

21. GDP and the Standard of Living.
22. Jobs and Unemployment.
23. The CPI and the Cost of Living.

VIII. THE REAL ECONOMY.

24. AS-AD and Potential GDP.
25. Investment and Saving.
26. Economic Growth.

IX. THE MONEY ECONOMY.

27. Money and the Monetary System.
28. Money Creation and Control.
29. Money, Interest, and Inflation.

X. ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS.

30. AS-AD and the Business Cycle.
31. Aggregate Expenditure.
32. Fiscal and Monetary Policy Effects.
33. The Short-Run Policy Tradeoff.
34. Fiscal and Monetary Policy Debates.

XI. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

35. International Trade.
36. International Finance.

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