Edition/Copyright:10TH 03 Cover: Paperback Publisher:South-Western Publishing Co. Year Published: 2003 International: No
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Gwartney, James D. : Florida State University
Stroup, Richard L. : Montana State University
Sobel, Russell S. : West Virginia University
Macpherson, David : Florida State University
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PART 1: THE ECONOMIC WAY OF THINKING. 1. The Economic Approach. 2. Some Tools of the Economist. PART 2: MARKETS AND GOVERNMENT. 3. Supply, Demand, and the Market Process. 4. Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions. 5. The Economic Role of Government. 6. The Economics of Collective Decision Making. PART 3: CORE MICROECONOMICS. 7. Demand and Consumer Choice. 8. Costs and the Supply of Goods. 9. Price Takers and the Competitive Process. 10. Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers. 11. Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers. 12. The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources. 13. Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market. 14. Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations. 15. Income Inequality and Poverty. PART 4: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS. 16. Gaining from International Trade. 17. International Finance and the Foreign Exchange Market. PART 5: BEYOND THE BASICS. Special Topic 1: Government Spending and Taxation. Special Topic 2: The Internet: How Is It Changing the Economy? Special Topic 3: The Economics of Social Security. Special Topic 4: The Stock Market: What Does It Do And How Has It Performed? Special Topic 5: The Economics of Health Care. Special Topic 6: School Choice: Can It Improve the Quality of Education in America. Special Topic 7: Is Discrimination Responsible for the Earnings Differences Between Men and Women? Special Topic 8: Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers? Special Topic 9: How Does Government Regulation Affect Your Life? Special Topic 10: Natural Resources and the Future. Special Topic 11: Economics and the Environment.
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