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Economics - Text Only

Economics - Text Only - 6th edition

Economics - Text Only - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780324163704

ISBN10: 0324163703

Economics - Text Only by Roger A. Arnold - ISBN 9780324163704
Edition: 6TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Economics - Text Only by Roger A. Arnold - ISBN 9780324163704

ISBN13: 9780324163704

ISBN10: 0324163703

Edition: 6TH 04

Summary

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS.

PART 1. ECONOMICS: THE SCIENCE OF SCARCITY.

1. What Economics is About. Appendix A. Working with Diagrams. Appendix B. Should You Major in Economics? 2. Economic Activities: Producing and Trading. 3. Supply and Demand: Theory. 4. Supply and Demand: Practice.

MACROECONOMICS.

PART 2. MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS.

5. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part I: Prices and Unemployment. 6. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part II: GDP and Real GDP.

PART 3. MACROECONOMIC STABILITY, INSTABILITY, AND FISCAL POLICY.

7. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 8. The Self-Regulating Economy. 9. Economic Instability: A Critique of the Self-Regulating Economy. 10. Fiscal Policy. 11. More on Government Spending and Taxes: Beyond Fiscal Policy.

PART 4. MONEY, THE ECONOMY, AND MONETARY POLICY.

12. Money and Banking. 13. The Federal Reserve System. 14. Money and the Economy. 15. Monetary Policy.

PART 5. EXPECTATIONS AND GROWTH.

16. Expectations Theory and the Economy. 17. Economic Growth: Resources, Technology, and Ideas.

MICROECONOMICS.

PART 6. MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS.

18. Elasticity. 19. Consumer Choice: Maximizing Utility and Behavioral Economics. Appendix C. Budget Constraint and Indifference Curve Analysis. 20. The Firm. 21. Production and Costs.

PART 7. PRODUCT MARKET AND POLICIES.

22. Perfect Competition. 23. Monopoly. 24. Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Game Theory. 25. Government and Product Markets: Antitrust and Regulation.

PART 8. FACTOR MARKETS AND RELATED ISSUES.

26. Factor Markets: With Emphasis on the Labor Market. 27. Wages, Unions, and Labor. 28. The Distribution of Income and Poverty. 29. Interest, Rent, and Profit.

PART 9. MARKET FAILURE AND PUBLIC CHOICE.

30. Market Failure: Externalities, Public Goods, and Asymmetric Information. 31. Public Choice: Economic Theory Applied to Politics.

THE WORLD ECONOMY.

PART 10. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS: THEORY AND POLICY.

32. International Trade. 33. International Finance.