9780324072914

Economics A Contemporary Introduction Wall Street Journal Edition with Xtra! CD-ROM and InfoTrac College Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324072914

  • ISBN10:

    0324072910

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/2002
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This very successful textbook is distinguished by a superior writing style that draws upon common student experiences to introduce economic concepts, making economic theory more accessible and interesting. "Case Studies" and numerous examples take advantage of students' intuitive knowledge of economics, building upon real-life situations. A streamlined design places pedagogy and illustrations directly within the flow of the text, making it less distracting and more useful for students. A fully integrated program of technology enhancements sets this text apart by pairing the book with numerous online multimedia learning tools that have been developed to help the text better serve a wide range of learning styles. The text uniquely integrates classroom use of The Wall Street Journal by including a complimentary student subscription offer, as well as in-text pedagogy to help students learn to analyze the latest economic events as reported in the Journal. McEachern is also available in macro and micro paperback splits.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
The Art and Science of Economic Analysis
1(25)
Some Tools of Economic Analysis
26(19)
Demand and Supply Analysis
45(24)
Economic Decision Makers
69(20)
PART 2 INTRODUCTION TO THE MARKET SYSTEM
Elasticity of Demand and Supply
89(26)
Consumer Choice and Demand
115(24)
Production and Cost in the Firm
139(25)
PART 3 MARKET STRUCTURE AND PRICING
Perfect Competition
164(29)
Monopoly
193(23)
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
216(23)
PART 4 RESOURCE MARKETS
Resource Markets
239(20)
Labor Markets and Labor Unions
259(22)
Capital, Interest and Corporate Finance
281(17)
Transaction Costs, Imperfect Information, and Market Behavior
298(19)
PART 5 MARKET FAILURE AND PUBLIC POLICY
Economic Regulation and Antitrust Activity
317(22)
Public Goods and Public Choice
339(18)
Externalities and the Environment
357(24)
Income Distribution and Poverty
381(21)
PART 6 INTERNATIONAL MICROECONOMICS
International Trade
402(23)
PART 7 FUNDAMENTALS OF MACROECONOMICS
Introduction to Macroeconomics
425(20)
Productivity and Growth
445(22)
Measuring Economic Aggregates and the Circular Flow of Income
467(25)
Unemployment and Inflation
492(22)
Aggregate Expenditure Components
514(23)
Aggregate Expenditure and Aggregate Demand
537(22)
Aggregate Supply
559(21)
PART 8 FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICY
Fiscal Policy
580(22)
Money and the Financial System
602(22)
Banking and the Money Supply
624(20)
Monetary Theory and Policy
644(21)
The Policy Debate: Active or Passive
665(24)
Federal Budgets and Public Policy
689(21)
PART 9 INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMICS
International Finance
710

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