ISBN-10:
007298435X
ISBN-13:
9780072984354
Pub. Date:
05/03/2005
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Economics of Social Issues / Edition 17

Economics of Social Issues / Edition 17

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ISBN-13: 9780072984354
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/03/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 Alleviating Human Misery: The Role of Economic Reasoning

2 Economic Systems, Resource Allocation, and Social Well-Being: Lessons from China’s Transition

3 Government Control of Prices in Mixed Systems: What Are the Actual Outcomes?

4 Pollution Problems: Must We Foul Our Own Nests?

5 Economics of Crime and Its Prevention: How Much Is Too Much?

6 The Economics of Education: Crisis and Reform

7 Poverty and Discrimination: Why Are So Many Still Poor?

8 The Economics of Monopoly Power: Who Does What to Whom?

9 The Economics of Professional Sports: What Is the Real Score?

10 Competition in the Global Marketplace: Should We Protect Ourselves from International Trade?

11 Economic Growth: Why Is the Economic Road So Bumpy?

12 Money, Banking, and the Financial System: Old Problems with New Twists

13 Unemployment and Inflation: Can We Find a Balance?

14 Government Spending, Taxation, and the National Debt: Who Wins and Who Loses?

15 Social Security and Medicare: How Secure Is Our Safety Net for the Elderly?

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