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Economics : Private and Public Choice

Economics : Private and Public Choice - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324205640

Cover of Economics : Private and Public Choice 11TH 06 (ISBN 978-0324205640)
ISBN13: 978-0324205640
ISBN10: 0324205643
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 06
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Economics : Private and Public Choice - 11TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324205640

James Gwartney, Richard Stroup, David Macpherson and Russell S. Sobel

ISBN13: 978-0324205640
ISBN10: 0324205643
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 06
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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