- Shopping Bag ( 0 items )
Ships from: acton, MA
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
MyEconLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyEconLab search for ISBN-10: 0134004671/ISBN-13: 9780134004679. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133872645/ISBN-13: 9780133872644 and ISBN-10: 0133917568/ISBN-13: 9780133917567.
For the two-semester principles of economics course.
An intuitive and grounded approach to economics
Get students to think like an Economist using the latest policy and data while incorporating global issues. Macroeconomics, Twelfth Edition builds on the foundation of the previous edition and retains a thorough and careful presentation of the principles of economics. Macroeconomics emphasizes real-world applications, the development of critical thinking skills, diagrams renowned for pedagogy and clarity, and path-breaking technology.
Each chapter begins with one of today’s key issues, and additional issues appear throughout the chapter to show the real-world applications of the theory being discussed. When the chapter concludes, students “read between the lines” to think critically about a news article relating to the issue, demonstrating how thinking like an economist can bring a clearer perspective to and deeper understanding of today’s events. Students will begin to think about issues the way real economists do and learn how to explore difficult policy problems to make more informed decisions in their own economic lives.
Also available with MyEconLab
MyEconLab 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.
|Ch. 1||What Is Economics?||5|
|Ch. 2||Making and Using Graphs||27|
|Ch. 3||Production, Specialization, and Exchange||49|
|Ch. 4||Demand and Supply||71|
|Pt. 2||How Markets Work||97|
|Ch. 6||Markets in Action||124|
|Pt. 3||Households' Choices||152|
|Ch. 7||Utility and Demand||156|
|Ch. 8||Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices||178|
|Pt. 4||Firms' Choices||203|
|Ch. 9||Organizing Production||207|
|Ch. 10||Output and Costs||231|
|Pt. 5||Markets for Goods and Services||274|
|Ch. 13||Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly||340|
|Pt. 6||Markets for Factors of Production||327|
|Ch. 14||Pricing and Allocating Factors of Production||376|
|Ch. 15||Labor Markets||406|
|Ch. 16||Capital and Natural Resource Markets||427|
|Pt. 7||Markets, Uncertainty, and Distribution||454|
|Ch. 17||Uncertainty and Information||458|
|Ch. 18||The Distribution of Income and Wealth||484|
|Pt. 8||Markets and Government||512|
|Ch. 19||Market Failure||516|
|Ch. 20||Public Choice||536|
|Ch. 21||Regulation and Antitrust Law||557|
|Pt. 9||International Economics||577|
|Ch. 22||Trading with the World||581|
|Ch. 23||Economic Systems in Transition||608|