9780538452854

Economics (Book Only)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780538452854

  • ISBN10:

    0538452854

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/14/2010
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Ever wonder what economic factors might help determine your first job after college??If a tax on soda would really reduce obesity??What factors have affected housing prices??or whether a tax rebate is better than a tax bonus? ECONOMICS answers these questions and many more. Using intriguing pop culture examples, the Tenth Edition is revised to include the most comprehensive coverage of the financial and economic crisis available in a principles of economics text. Self-tests help determine how well you're grasping the concepts, a traditional study guide prepares you for tests, and CourseMate for Economics offers a graphing tutorial, quizzes, videos and more. Entirely new to this edition is a complete set of Video Lectures featuring author Roger Arnold working through key concepts and graphs in each chapter. These videos are ideal for self-study, allowing you to play or replay the lectures at your convenience.

Table of Contents

Economics the Science of Scarcity
What Economics Is About
Working with Diagrams
Should You Major in Economics
Production Possibilities Frontier
Supply and Demand: Theory
Prices: Free, Controlled, and Relative
Supply, Demand, and Price: Applications
Macroeconomic Fundamentals
Macroeconomic Measurements
Prices and Unemployment
Macroeconomic Measurements
GDP and Real GDP
Macroeconomic Stability, Instability, and Fiscal Policy
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Classical Macroeconomics and the Self-Regulating Economy
Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Instability: A Critique of the Self-Regulating Economy
Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget
Money, the Economy, and Monetary Policy
Money, Banking and the Financial System
The Federal Reserve System
Money and the Economy
Monetary Policy
Bond Prices and Interest Rates
Expectations and Growth
Expectations Theory and the Economy
Economic Growth: Resources, Technology, Ideas and Institutions
The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009
The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009
Government and the Economy
Debates in Macroeconomics Over the Role and Effects of Government
Microeconomic Fundamentals
Elasticity
Consumer Choice and Behavioral Economics
Budget Constraint and Indifference Curve Analysis
Product Markets and Policies
Perfect Competition
Monopoly
Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Game Theory
Government and Product Markets: Antitrust and Regulation
Factor Markets and Related Issues
Factor Markets: With Emphasis on the Labor Market
Wages, Unions, and Labor
The Distribution of Income and Poverty
Interest, Rent, and Profit
Market Failure, Public Choice, and Special-Interest-Group Politics
Market Failure: Externalities, Public Goods, and Asymmetric Information
Public Choice and Special-Interest-Group Politics
Government and Markets
The Economic Case For and Against Government: Five Topics Considered
International Economics and Globalization
International Trade
International Finance
Globalization and International Impacts on the Economy
Financial Matters
Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options
Web Chapter
Agriculture: Problems, Policies, and Unintended Effects
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Without this book during my course I would not have received the grade that I did. I love how it relates the economy of today to the topics in the book. I also LOVE the cheap price compared to the other not so cheap prices at other bookstores.
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