Microeconomic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches / Edition 7

Microeconomic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches / Edition 7

by Robert B. Carson, Wade L. Thomas, Jason Hecht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765608391

ISBN-13: 9780765608390

Pub. Date: 04/05/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This new updated edition covers seven current microeconomic issues, including agriculture, consumer welfare, the environment, competition, deregulation, income distribution, and fair taxation. The seventh edition has been updated to include current economic data, and an instructor's manual with a test bank and discussion questions is available to professors who

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Overview

This new updated edition covers seven current microeconomic issues, including agriculture, consumer welfare, the environment, competition, deregulation, income distribution, and fair taxation. The seventh edition has been updated to include current economic data, and an instructor's manual with a test bank and discussion questions is available to professors who adopt this book. In addition, PowerPoint downloads are available as teaching aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765608390
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/05/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction: Alternative Economic Philosophies: A Survey of Conservative, Liberal, and Radical Critiques II. Problems in the Marketplace Issue 1: Responding to Market Outcomes: Competition or Protection for American Agriculture? Issue 2: Consumer Welfare: Is the Consumer Sovereign or Exploited? Issue 3: Dealing with Externalities: How Can We Save the Environment? Issue 4: Imperfect Competition: What Should Our Policy Toward Big Business Be? Issue 5: Economic Regulation: Has Deregulation Worked? Issue 6: Income Distribution: How Successful Will Our Experiment with Welfare Reform Be? Issue 7: Financing Government: What Is a Fair System of Taxation? III. Conclusion

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