Macroeconomics (with Videos: Office Hours Printed Access Card) / Edition 11

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Overview

Any suggestions for copywriter or provide generic description of the product to be used for the Internet or non-channel specific applications. NOTE: If you have a book only version for this product, it is imperative that you provide a description that does not include any references to package elements. Ever wonder why you have the number of friends that you do?…If a tax on soda would really reduce obesity?…What is going on with the financial problems in Greece?…or whether a tax rebate is better than a tax bonus? MICROECONOMICS answers these questions and many more. Using intriguing pop culture examples, the Eleventh Edition is revised to include the most comprehensive coverage of the financial and economic crisis available in a principles of Microeconomics text. Self-tests help determine how well you're grasping the concepts, and CourseMate for Microeconomics offers a graphing tutorial, quizzes, videos and more. It's all carefully designed to help you get the best Microeconomics grade possible! Building on the Video Office Hours lectures developed by the author for the Tenth edition, the Eleventh edition features two entirely new video types - Video Questions and Problems and Working with Diagrams. Video Questions and Problems videos walk you through a worked problem, similar to those found at the end of each chapter, providing an ideal study tool for reference as you do homework. Working with Diagrams videos demonstrate key concepts in short (averaging 3-5 minutes) video pieces that can be played and replayed to see how the graphs and other diagrams are built.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133189749
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 616
  • Sales rank: 504,882
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

The 11th Edition of Arnold's Economics takes video tutorials to another level. Previously, Arnold's Video Office Hours provided students access to the author himself, explaining key concepts much the way an instructor would during office hours. NOW, students can benefit from two new video types that will further explain difficult concepts and homework roadblocks. Students can play and replay the tutorials as they work through homework assignments or prepare for quizzes and tests, almost as though they had an instructor by their side the whole time. Ideal for homework, study outside the classroom, or distance learning, these tutorials give students extra instructional help whenever and wherever it's most useful.

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Table of Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS Part I: ECONOMICS: THE SCIENCE OF SCARCITY 1. What Economics Is About. Appendix A Working with Diagrams. Appendix B Should You Major in Economics? 2. Production Possibilities Frontier Framework. 3. Supply and Demand: Theory. 4. Prices: Free, Controlled, and Relative. 5. Supply, Demand, and Price: Applications. MACROECONOMICS Part II: MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS 6. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part I: Prices and Unemployment. 7. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part II: GDP and Real GDP. Part III: MACROECONOMIC STABILITY, INSTABILITY, AND FISCAL POLICY 8. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 9. Classical Macroeconomics and the Self-Regulating Economy. 10. Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Instability: A Critique of the Self-Regulating Economy. 11. Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget. Part IV: MONEY, THE ECONOMY, AND MONETARY POLICY 12. Money, Banking, and the Financial System. 13. The Federal Reserve System. Appendix C The Market for Reserves (or the Federal Funds Market) 14. Money and the Economy. 15. Monetary Policy. Appendix D Bond Prices and the Interest Rate Part V: EXPECTATIONS AND GROWTH 16. Expectations Theory and the Economy. 17. Economic Growth: Resources, Technology, Ideas, and Institutions. Part VI: THE FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2007-2009 18. The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. Part VII: GOVERNMENT AND THE ECONOMY. 19. Debates in Macroeconomics Over the Role and Effects of Government. Part VIII: PUBLIC CHOICE AND SPECIAL-INTEREST-GROUP POLITICS. 20. Public Choice and Special-Interest-Group Politics. Part IX: ECONOMICS THEORY-BUILDING AND EVERYDAY LIFE. 21. Building Theories to Explain Everyday Life: From Observations to Questions to Theories to Predictions. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. Part X: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION. 22. International Trade. 23. International Finance. 24. Globalization and International Impacts on the Economy. WEB CHAPTERS. 25. The Economic Case For and Against Government: Five Topics Considered. 26. Financial Matters: Stocks, Bonds, Futures and Options. 27. Agriculture: Problems, Policies, and Unintended Effects.

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