Economics Today / Edition 15

Economics Today / Edition 15

by Roger LeRoy Miller
ISBN-10:
0132139464
ISBN-13:
9780132139465
Pub. Date:
01/28/2010
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Economics Today / Edition 15

Miller’s Economics Today remains committed to providing readers with discussion and coverage of the most current issues and events. Given the immense changes in our economy over the past year, the Updated 15th Edition addresses what has occurred and discusses the importance of today’s major economic issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132139465
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 984
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. The Nature of Economics.
2. Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis.
5. The Public Sector and Public Choice.
6. Taxes, Transfers, and Public spending.

II. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH.

7. The Macroeconomy, Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation.
8. Measuring the Economy's Performance.
9. Global Economic Growth and Development.

III. NATIONAL INCOME DETERMINATION AND FISCAL POLICY.

10. Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run.
11. Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses.
12. Consumption, Income and the Multiplier.
13. Fiscal Policy.

IV. MONEY, STABILIZATION, AND GROWTH.

14. Money, Banking, and Central Banking.
15. Money Creation and Deposit Insurance.
16. Domestic and International Dimensions of Monetary Policy.
17. Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy.
18. Policies and Prospects for Global Economic Growth.

V. DIMENSIONS OF MICROECONOMICS.

19. Consumer Choice.
20. Demand and Supply Elasticity.
21. Rents, Profits and the Financial Environment.

VI. MARKET STRUCTURE, RESOURCE ALLOCATION, AND REGULATION.

22. The Firm: Cost and Output Determination.
23. Perfect Competition.
24. Monopoly.
25. Monopolistic Competition.
26. Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior.
27. Regulation andAntitrust in a Globalized Economy.

VII. LABOR RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

28. Labor Demand and Supply.
29. Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power.
30. Income, Poverty, and Health Care.
31. Environmental Economics.

VIII. GLOBAL ECONOMICS.

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy.
33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments.

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