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CourseBook for for Gwartney/Stroup/Sobel/Macpherson's Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice,9780538452281

CourseBook for for Gwartney/Stroup/Sobel/Macpherson's Microeconomics: Private and Public Choice

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The Coursebook includes numerous multiple-choice, true/false, and discussion questions to help students self-test their knowledge of each chapter, with answers and short explanations for most questions provided in the back of the Coursebook. Each chapter also contains problem and project exercises designed to improve the student's knowledge of the mechanics.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Making the Grade in Economicsp. vii
The Economic Way of Thinking
The Economic Approachp. 1
Some Tools of the Economistp. 11
Markets and Government
Supply, Demand, and the Market Processp. 25
Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensionsp. 37
Difficult Cases for the Market and the Role of Governmentp. 51
The Economics of Collective Decision Makingp. 59
Core Microeconomics
Consumer Choice and Elasticityp. 67
Costs and the Supply of Goodsp. 79
Price Takers and the Competitive Processp. 91
Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriersp. 105
Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriersp. 115
The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resourcesp. 129
Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Marketp. 139
Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nationsp. 147
Income Inequality and Povertyp. 155
International Economics
Gaining from International Tradep. 165
Applying the Basics: Special Topics in Economics
Government Spending and Taxationp. 177
The Internet: How Is It Changing the Economy?p. 183
The Economics of Social Securityp. 187
The Stock Market: Its Function, Performance, and Potential as an Investment Opportunityp. 193
The Crisis of 2008: Causes and Lessons for the Futurep. 197
Lessons from the Great Depressionp. 201
The Economics of Health Carep. 205
School Choice: Can It Improve the Quality of Education?p. 211
Earnings Difference between Men and Womenp. 217
Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers?p. 223
Are We Running Out of Resources?p. 229
Difficult Environmental Cases and the Role of Governmentp. 235
Answer Keyp. 239
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