Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice / Edition 3

Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice / Edition 3

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by James D. Gwartney, A. H. Studenmund, Richard Stroup
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123110769

ISBN-13: 9780123110763

Pub. Date: 01/01/1982

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

A cornerstone of Harcourt¦s publishing program, Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice is considered to be the best existing principles of economics textbook emphasizing free markets. The strengths of this text are its clarity, emphasis on the economic way of thinking, and its application to the world around us. Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice…  See more details below

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A cornerstone of Harcourt¦s publishing program, Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice is considered to be the best existing principles of economics textbook emphasizing free markets. The strengths of this text are its clarity, emphasis on the economic way of thinking, and its application to the world around us. Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice has an amazing approach to introducing students to a moderate amount of economic data while applying the concept to a real-world story.

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ISBN-13:
9780123110763
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/01/1982
Pages:
447

Table of Contents

Part 1The Economic Way of Thinking1
Chapter 1The Economic Approach4
Chapter 2Some Tools of the Economist27
Part 2Markets and Governments53
Chapter 3Supply, Demand, and the Market Process56
Chapter 4Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions86
Chapter 5The Economic Role of Government112
Chapter 6The Economics of Collective Decision Making130
Part 3Core Microeconomics153
Chapter 7Demand and Consumer Choice156
Chapter 8Costs and the Supply of Goods184
Chapter 9Price Takers and the Competitive Process210
Chapter 10Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers233
Chapter 11Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers253
Chapter 12The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources280
Chapter 13Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market300
Chapter 14Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations318
Chapter 15Income Inequality and Poverty336
Part 4International Economics355
Chapter 16Gaining from International Trade359
Chapter 17International Finance and the Foreign Exchange Market383
Part 5Beyond the Basics407
Special Topic 1Government Spending and Taxation410
Special Topic 2The Internet: How Is it Changing the Economy?421
Special Topic 3The Economics of Social Security431
Special Topic 4The Stock Market: What Does It Do and How Has It Performed?442
Special Topic 5The Economic of Health Care455
Special Topic 6School Choice: Can It Improve the Quality of Education in America?467
Special Topic 7Is Discrimination Responsible for the Earnings Differences Between Men and Women?475
Special Topic 8Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers?481
Special Topic 9How Does Government Regulation Affect Your Life?494
Special Topic 10Natural Resources and the Future505
Special Topic 11Economics and the Environment516
Appendix AGeneral Business and Economic Indicators527
Appendix BAnswers to Selected Critical Analysis Questions537
Glossary553
Credits561
Index563

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