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McConnell and Brue'sEconomics: Principles, Problems, and Policiesis the leading Principles of Economics textbook. It continues to be innovative while teaching students in a clear, unbiased way. The 18th Edition builds upon the tradition of leadership by sticking to 3 main goals: help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in economics and the economy.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Economics and the Economy|
|Limits, Alternatives, and Choices (+ Appendix)|
|The Market System and the Circular Flow|
|Demand, Supply and Market Equilibrium (+ Appendix)|
|The U.S. Economy: Private and Public Sectors|
|The United States in the Global Economy|
|Microeconomics of Product Markets|
|Elasticity, Consumer Surplus, and Producer Surplus|
|Consumer Behavior (+ Appendix)|
|The Costs of Production|
|Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly (+ Appendix)|
|Technology, R&D, and Efficiency|
|Microeconomics of Resource Markets|
|The Demand for Resources|
|Wage Determination (+ Appendix)|
|Rent, Interest, and Profit|
|Natural Resource and Energy Economics|
|Microeconomics of Government|
|Government and Market Failure|
|Public Choice Theory and the Economics of Taxation|
|Microeconomic Issues and Policies|
|Antitrust Policy and Regulation|
|Agriculture: Economics and Policy|
|Income Inequality, Discrimination, and Poverty|
|GDP, Growth, and Instability|
|Introduction to Macroeconomics|
|Measuring Domestic Output and National Income|
|Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation|
|Macroeconomic Models and Fiscal Policy|
|Basic Macroeconomic Relationships|
|The Aggregate Expenditures Model|
|Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply (+ Appendix)|
|Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt|
|Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy|
|Money and Banking|
|Interest Rates and Monetary Policy|
|Extensions and Issues|
|Extending the Analysis of Aggregate Supply|
|Current Issues in Macro Theory and Policy|
|Exchange Rates, Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits|
|Web Supplement: Previous International Exchange-Rate Systems|
|The Economics of Developing Countries|
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