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The Principles of Economics with Applications to Practical Problems

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The Principles of Economics with Applications to Practical Problems by Frank A. Fetter, Ph.D., Professor of Political Economy and Finance, Cornell University

CONTENTS
Dedication
Preface
Part 1. Division A--Wants and Present Goods
Chapter 1. The Nature and Purpose of Political Economy
Chapter 2. Economic Motives
Chapter 3. Wealth and Welfare
Chapter 4. The Nature of Demand
Chapter 5. Exchange in a Market
Chapter 6. Psychic Income
Division B--Wealth and Rent
Chapter 7. Wealth and Its Indirect Uses
Chapter 8. The Renting Contract
Chapter 9. The Law of Diminishing Returns
Chapter 10. The Theory of Rent: The Market Value of the Usufruct
Chapter 11. Repair, Depreciation, and Destruction of Wealth: Relation to Its Sale and Rent
Chapter 12. Increase of Rent-Bearers and of Rents
Division C--Capitalization and Time-Value
Chapter 13. Money as a Tool in Exchange
Chapter 14. The Money Economy and the Concept of Capital
Chapter 15. The Capitalization of All Forms of Rent
Chapter 16. Interest on Money Loans
Chapter 17. The Theory of Time-Value
Chapter 18. Relatively Fixed and Relatively Increasable Forms of Capital
Chapter 19. Saving and Production as Affected by the Rate of Interest
Part 2. The Value of Human Services
Division A--Labor and Wages
Chapter 20. Labor and Classes of Laborers
Chapter 21. The Supply of Labor
Chapter 22. Conditions for Efficient Labor
Chapter 23. The Law of Wages
Chapter 24. The Relation of Labor to Value
Chapter 25. The Wage System and Its Results
Chapter 26. Machinery and Labor
Chapter 27. Trade-Unions
Division B--Enterprise and Profits
Chapter 28. Production and the Combination of the Factors
Chapter 29. Business Organization and the Enterpriser’s Function
Chapter 30. Cost of Production
Chapter 31. The Law of Profits
Chapter 32. Profit-Sharing, Producers’ and Consumers’ Cooperation
Chapter 33. Monopoly Profits
Chapter 34. Growth of Trusts and Combinations in the United States
Chapter 35. Effect of Trusts on Prices
Chapter 36. Gambling, Speculation, and Promoters’ Profits
Chapter 37. Crises and Industrial Depressions
Part 3. The Social Aspects of Value
Division A--Relation of Private Income to Social Welfare
Chapter 38. Private Property and Inheritance
Chapter 39. Income and Social Service
Chapter 40. Waste and Luxury
Chapter 41. Reaction of Consumption on Production
Chapter 42. Distribution of the Social Income
Chapter 43. Survey of the Theory of Value
Division B--Relation of the State to Industry
Chapter 44. Free Competition and State Action
Chapter 45. Use, Coinage, and Value of Money
Chapter 46. Token Coinage and Government Paper Money
Chapter 47. The Standard of Deferred Payments
Chapter 48. Banking and Credit
Chapter 49. Taxation in its Relation to Value
Chapter 50. The General Theory of International Trade
Chapter 51. The Protective Tariff
Chapter 52. Other Protective Social and Labor Legislation
Chapter 53. Public Ownership of Industry
Chapter 54. Railroads and Industry
Chapter apter 55. The Public Nature of Railroads
Chapter apter 56. Public Policy as to Control of Industry
Chapter 57. Future Trend of Values
Questions and Critical Notes
The Questions.
The Bibliographical Notes.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014629263
  • Publisher: Denise Henry
  • Publication date: 6/25/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 564 KB

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