Politics and Economic Policy in the United States / Edition 2

Politics and Economic Policy in the United States / Edition 2

by Jeffrey Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0395961106

ISBN-13: 9780395961100

Pub. Date: 11/19/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text offers students a comprehensive overview of economic policy without a strict mathematical emphasis, making it accessible to students of political science, public policy, and business. Organized around the theme of equity versus efficiency in economic decisions, the Second Edition examines the history of economic policy, making extensive use of historical

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Overview

This text offers students a comprehensive overview of economic policy without a strict mathematical emphasis, making it accessible to students of political science, public policy, and business. Organized around the theme of equity versus efficiency in economic decisions, the Second Edition examines the history of economic policy, making extensive use of historical materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395961100
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/19/1999
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Politics and the Economy: Basic Themes 2. Patterns of Change in the U.S. Economy and U.S. Economic Policy 3. The Political-Economic Culture of the United States 4. Extragovernmental Actors and Economic Policy I: The Business Sector 5. Extragovernmental Actors and Economic Policy II: Labor and the Postmaterial Challenge 6. Government Institutions Responsible for Economic Policy 7. Generating Government Revenue: Taxes 8. Managing the Macroeconomy I: Fiscal Policy and the Budget 9. Managing the Macroeconomy II: Monetary Policy, Elections, and Political Business Cycles 10. Regulatory Policy I: Regulation in Theory and Practice 11. Regulatory Policy II: From Regulation to Deregulation 12. The Politics of Distributive Economic Policy 13. International Economic Policy 14. Economic Policymaking in the United States

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