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CourseBook for for Gwartney/Stroup/Sobel/Macpherson’s Microeconomics: Private and Public Choiceby Gwartney, James D.; Stroup, Richard L.; Sobel, Russell S.; Macpherson, David A.
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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
|Making the Grade in Economics||p. vii|
|The Economic Way of Thinking|
|The Economic Approach||p. 1|
|Some Tools of the Economist||p. 11|
|Markets and Government|
|Supply, Demand, and the Market Process||p. 25|
|Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions||p. 37|
|Difficult Cases for the Market and the Role of Government||p. 51|
|The Economics of Collective Decision Making||p. 59|
|Consumer Choice and Elasticity||p. 67|
|Costs and the Supply of Goods||p. 79|
|Price Takers and the Competitive Process||p. 91|
|Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers||p. 105|
|Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers||p. 115|
|The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources||p. 129|
|Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market||p. 139|
|Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations||p. 147|
|Income Inequality and Poverty||p. 155|
|Gaining from International Trade||p. 165|
|Applying the Basics: Special Topics in Economics|
|Government Spending and Taxation||p. 177|
|The Internet: How Is It Changing the Economy?||p. 183|
|The Economics of Social Security||p. 187|
|The Stock Market: Its Function, Performance, and Potential as an Investment Opportunity||p. 193|
|The Crisis of 2008: Causes and Lessons for the Future||p. 197|
|Lessons from the Great Depression||p. 201|
|The Economics of Health Care||p. 205|
|School Choice: Can It Improve the Quality of Education?||p. 211|
|Earnings Difference between Men and Women||p. 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 Government||p. 235|
|Answer Key||p. 239|
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