Survey of Economics / Edition 8

Survey of Economics / Edition 8

by Irvin B. Tucker
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Survey of Economics / Edition 8

This highly successful text makes basic economics readable, sensible, and interesting by placing an emphasis on application and student learning. It focuses on the most basic tools in economics and applies them clearly to explain real-world economic issues. Better than any other text, Tucker implements teaching tools and methodologies that drive the student learning process and development of critical analysis skills. It is known for its: lively and informative writing style; emphasis on critical thinking; applications; active learning environment; use of unique, highly motivational, student-oriented pedagogy; unparalleled visual learning support; and numerous in-chapter review and application opportunities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901111989667
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/11/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS. 1. Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking. 2. Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost. PART II: THE MICROECONOMY. 3. Market Supply and Demand. 4. Markets in Action. 5. Price Elasticity of Demand. 6. Production Costs. 7. Perfect Competition. 8. Monopoly. 9. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly. 10. Labor Markets and Income Distribution. PART III. THE MACROECONOMY AND FISCAL POLICY. 11. Gross Domestic Product. 12. Business Cycles and Unemployment. 13. Inflation. 14. Aggregate Demand and Supply. 15. Fiscal Policy. 16. The Public Sector. 17. Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt. PART IV: MONEY, BANKING, AND MONETARY POLICY. 18. Money and the Federal Reserve System. 19. Money Creation. 20. Monetary Policy. PART V: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY. 21. International Trade and Finance. 22. Economics in Transition.

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