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This thoroughly revised edition provides a complete, balanced introduction to economics and to the most important issues facing the world's economies at the turn of the millennium. In addition to fine-tuning and streamlining the prose and the overall presentation, the authors have comprehensively updated the text and the applications to reflect recent economic developments and topics of current interest. Students in particular will find the Study Guide, with its practice questions, exercises, and problems, to be an excellent source of study support and extra review material. It is available in both a one- and a two-volume edition.
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An introduction to issues, methods, and policy problems in economics. Part I discusses comparative economic systems. Part II deals with demand and supply, and applies the tools of price determination and elasticity to case studies. Part III presents foundations of supply and demand and consumer behavior, and includes material on the derivation of demand curves using indifference curves. Features highlighted key concepts, chapter summaries, questions, and applications boxes. This 11th edition focuses on globalization, and addresses transitional economies in Eastern Europe. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201360110
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 12/17/1998
  • Series: Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 7.91 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents
To the Instructor
Possible Outline for a One-Semester
Course in Economics
To the Student
Pt. 1 The Nature of Economics 1
1 The Economic Problem 3
2 Economics as a Social Science 26
Appendix to Chapter 2 An Introduction to Graphics 40
3 The Anatomy of a Market Economy 49
Pt. 2 An Introduction to Demand and Supply 67
4 Demand, Supply, and Price 69
5 Elasticity 88
Appendix to Chapter 5 More Details About Elasticity 108
6 Demand and Supply in Action 113
Pt. 3 Consumers and Producers 137
7 Consumer Behavior 139
Appendix to Chapter 7 Indifference Curves 155
8 Production and Cost in the Short Run 166
9 Production and Cost in the Long Run 186
Appendix to Chapter 9 Isoquant Analysis 200
Pt. 4 Markets, Pricing, and Efficiency 207
10 Competitive Markets 209
11 Monopoly 231
12 Imperfect Competition 250
13 Economic Efficiency and Public Policy 274
14 Inside the Firm 299
Pt. 5 The Markets for Factors of Production 316
15 Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility 317
16 Labor Markets 338
17 Capital and Nonrenewable Resources 362
Pt. 6 Government in the Market Economy 379
18 Costs and Benefits of Government Intervention 381
19 Environmental and Safety Regulation 405
20 Taxation and Public Expenditure 423
Pt. 7 An Introduction to Macroeconomics 441
21 What Macroeconomics Is All About 443
22 The Measurement of National Income 466
Pt. 8 National Income and Fiscal Policy 483
23 National Income Determination - Part 1 485
24 National Income Determination - Part 2 509
Appendix to Chapter 24 An Algebraic Exposition of the Income-Expenditure Model 528
25 Output and Prices in the Short Run 530
26 Output and Prices in the Long Run 549
Pt. 9 Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy 573
27 The Nature of Money and Monetary Institutions 575
28 Money, Output, and Prices 602
Appendix to Chapter 28 Interest Rates and the Slope of the AD Curve 624
29 Monetary Policy 626
Pt. 10 Macroeconomic Problems and Policies 647
30 Inflation 649
31 Unemployment 675
32 Government Debt and Deficits 696
33 Economic Growth 720
34 Growth in the Developing Countries 745
Pt. 11 International Economics 761
35 The Gains from Trade 763
36 Trade Policy 777
37 Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments 799
38 Macroeconomic Policy in an Open Economy 827
Mathematical Notes M-1
Time Line of Great Economists T-1
Glossary G-1
Index I-1
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