9780073511429

Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073511429

  • ISBN10:

    0073511420

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/10/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Steve Slavin's lively and comprehensiveEconomicshas a student-friendly, step-by-step approach; value pricing; and a built-in Workbook/Study Guide. Instructors and students like the author's humorous anecdotes, direct language, patient step-by-step treatment of math, and easy conversational style. The text encourages active rather than passive reading.

Table of Contents

A Brief Economic History of the United States
Resource Utilization
The Mixed Economy
Supply and Demand
The Household-Consumption Sector
The Business-Investment Sector
The Government Sector
The Export-Import Sector
Gross Domestic Product
Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation
Classical and Keynesian Economics
Fiscal Policy and the National Debt
Money and Banking
The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
A Century of Economic Theory
Economic Growth and Productivity
Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium
The Price Elasticities of Demand and Supply
Theory of Consumer Behavior
Cost
Profit, Loss, and Perfect Competition
Monopoly
Monopolistic Competition
Oligopoly
Corporate Mergers and Antitrust
Demand in the Factor Market
Labor Unions
Labor Markets and Wage Rates
Rent, Interest, and Profit
Income Distribution and Poverty
International Trade
International Finance
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index
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