Foundations of Microeconomics / Edition 4by Robin Bade, Michael Parkin
Pub. Date: 01/23/2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents
Appendix: Making and Using Graphs.
2. The U.S. Economy.
3. The Economic Problem.
4. Demand and Supply.
II. A CLOSER LOOK AT MARKETS.
6. Efficiency and Fairness of Markets.
III. HOW GOVERNMENTS INFLUENCE THE ECONOMY.
10. Public Goods and Common Resources.
IV. A CLOSER LOOK AT DECISION MAKERS.
Appendix. Indifference Curves.
12. Production and Cost.
V. PRICES, PROFITS, AND INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE.
15. Monopolistic Competition.
17. Regulation and Antitrust Law.
VI. HOW INCOMES ARE DETERMINED.
20. Inequality and Redistribution.
VII. MONITORING THE MACROECONOMY.
22. Jobs and Unemployment.
23. The CPI and the Cost of Living.
VIII. THE REAL ECONOMY.
25. Investment and Saving.
26. Economic Growth.
IX. THE MONEY ECONOMY.
28. Money Creation and Control.
29. Money, Interest, and Inflation.
X. ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS.
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.
36. International Finance.
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