ISBN13:978-0324314625 ISBN10: 0324314620 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0324314618 ISBN10: 0324314612
Summary: CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS, 4th edition, much like the author's best-selling, highly regarded International Economics text, integrates a clear and concise presentation of economic theory with an abundance of real-world cases and applications to enhance the students' learning experience. Rather than discussing economic theory in the abstract, and then including real-world applications in separate sections, the text weaves applications into all theoretical discussions. The
re is no other Survey text that emphasizes real-world applications to this degree with student understanding and instructor preparation in mind.
Summary: CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS, 4th edition, much like the author's best-selling, highly regarded International Economics text, integrates a clear and concise presentation of economic theory with an abundance of real-world cases and applications to enhance the students' learning experience. Rather than discussing economic theory in the abstract, and then including real-world applications in separate sections, the text weaves applications into all theoretical discussions. There is no other Survey text that emphasizes real-world applications to this degree with student understanding and instructor preparation in mind. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:South-Western Publishing Co. Year Published: 2006 International: No
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PART I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Scarcity and Choice.
PART II: THE MICROECONOMY.
2. Market Transactions: Demand and Supply Analysis. 3. Demand and Supply Applications. 4. Production and the Costs of Production. 5. Competition and Monopoly: Virtues and Vices. 6. Imperfect Competition. 7. Labor Market Issues. 8. Government and Markets.
PART III: THE MACROECONOMY.
9. The Mixed Economy of the United States. 10. Gross Domestic Product and Economic Growth. 11. The Business Cycle, Unemployment, and Inflation. 12. Macroeconomic Instability: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 13. Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget. 14. Money and the Banking System. 15. The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy.
PART IV: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY.
16. The United States and the Global Economy. 17. International Finance. 18. Economic Systems and Developing Countries.
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