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Great book for the over view of economics. Covers a lot of important topics. Cheapest price I was able to find compared to all other bookstores. Four stars for the cheap price.
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Economics is global and the Eighth Edition of ECONOMICS maintains the hallmarks of the Boyes/Melvin series--accessible writing, strong pedagogy, and integration of global economic issues--while faithfully presenting the latest thinking of economists on important microeconomic and macroeconomic phenomena. The authors have carefully integrated their popular pedagogy, cutting-edge teaching and learning technology, and a full range of supplements to create a complete program that clearly illustrates the connections between key economic principles and real-world business practices. The text has also been thoroughly updated with recent data and extensive coverage of important current issues, such as the economic effects of the war in Iraq, the 2008 financial crisis, and China's emergence as an economic power. In addition, ECONOMICS, Eighth Edition, provides an in-depth exploration of one of today's most significant issues--globalization--and its impact on economic growth and poverty, including a comparison of international standards of living and Global Business Insight features that illustrate economic concepts with examples from around the world.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to the Price System|
|Economics: the World Around You. 1A|
|Appendix: Working with Graphs|
|Choice, Opportunity Costs, and Specialization|
|Markets, Demand and Supply, and the Price System|
|The Market System and the Private and Public Sectors|
|National Income Accounting|
|An Introduction to the Foreign Exchange Market and the Balance of Payments|
|Unemployment and Inflation|
|Macroeconomic Equilibrium: Aggregate Demand and Supply|
|Aggregate Expenditures. 9A|
|Appendix: An Algebraic Model of Aggregate Expenditures|
|Income and Expenditures Equilibrium. 10A|
|Appendix: An algebraic Model of Income and Expenditures Equilibrium|
|Fiscal Policy. 11A|
|Appendix: An Algebraic Examination of the Balanced-Budget Change in Fiscal Policy|
|Money and Banking|
|Macroeconomic Policy: Tradeoffs, Expectations, Credibility, and Sources of Business Cycles|
|Macroeconomic Viewpoints: New Keynesian, Monetarist, and New Classical|
|Product Market Basics|
|Elasticity: Demand and Supply. 19A|
|Appendix: Calculating Elasticity|
|Consumer Choice. 20A|
|Appendix: Indifference Analysis|
|Supply: the Costs of Doing Business. 21A|
|Appendix: the Mechanics of Going from Production to Costs|
|Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly|
|Antitrust and Regulation|
|Government and Market Failure|
|The Labor Market|
|The Land Market and Natural Resources|
|Current Issues Involving the Public Sector and the Market Economy|
|Aging, Social Security, and Health Care|
|Income Distribution, Poverty, and Government Policy|
|Issues in International Trade and Finance|
|World Trade Equilibrium|
|International Trade Restrictions|
|Exchange Rates and Financial Links Between Countries|
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