ISBN13:978-0324205640 ISBN10: 0324205643 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0324317398 ISBN10: 0324317395
Summary: A cornerstone of Harcourt¦s publishing program for 25 years, Economics: Private and Public Choice is considered the best existing principles of economics textbook emphasizing free markets. The strengths of this text are its clarity, emphasis on the economic way of thinking, and its application to the world around us. Economics: Private and Public Choice has an amazing approach to introducing students to a moderate amount of economic data analysis while applyin
Summary: A cornerstone of Harcourt¦s publishing program for 25 years, Economics: Private and Public Choice is considered the best existing principles of economics textbook emphasizing free markets. The strengths of this text are its clarity, emphasis on the economic way of thinking, and its application to the world around us. Economics: Private and Public Choice has an amazing approach to introducing students to a moderate amount of economic data analysis while applying the concept to a real-world story. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:11TH 06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:South-Western Publishing Co. Year Published: 2006 International: No
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Part 1 The Economic Way of Thinking
Chapter 1. The Economic Approach Chapter 2. Some Tools of the Economist
Part 2 Markets and Governments
Chapter 3. Supply, Demand, and the Market Process Chapter 4. Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions Chapter 5. The Economic Role of Government Chapter 6. The Economics of Collective Decision Making
Part 3 Core Macroeconomics
Chapter 7. Taking the Nation's Economic Pulse Chapter 8. Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation Chapter 9. An Introduction to Basic Macroeconomic Markets Chapter 10. Working With Our Basic Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model Chapter 11. Keynesian Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics Chapter 12. Fiscal Policy Chapter 13. Money and the Banking System Chapter 14. Modern Macroeconomics: Monetary Policy Chapter 15. Stabilization Policy, Output, and Employment Chapter 16. Economic Growth
Part 4 International Economics
Chapter 17. Gaining from International Trade Chapter 18. International Finance and the Foreign Exchange Market
Part 5 Core Microeconomics
Chapter 19. Demand and Consumer Choice Chapter 20. Costs and the Supply of Goods Chapter 21. Price Takers and the Competitive Process Chapter 22. Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers Chapter 23. Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers Chapter 24. The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources Chapter 25. Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market Chapter 26. Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations Chapter 27. Income Inequality and Poverty
Part 6 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 Federal Budget and the National Debt Special Topic 6. Labor Market Policies and the Natural Rate of Unemployment: A Cross-Country Analysis Special Topic 7. The Phillips Curve: Is There a Trade-off Between Inflation and Unemployment? Special Topic 8. The Economics of Health Care Special Topic 9. School Choice: Can It Improve the Quality of Education in America? Special Topic 10. Is Discrimination Responsible for the Earnings Differences Between Men and Women? Special Topic 11. Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers? Special Topic 12. How Does Government Regulation Affect Your Life? Special Topic 13. Natural Resources and the Future Special Topic 14. Economics and the Environment Appendix A General Business and Economic Indicators Appendix B Answers to Selected Critical Analysis Questions
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