9780030212833

Economics Private and Public Choice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780030212833

  • ISBN10:

    0030212839

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/3/1999
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

A cornerstone of Harcourt's publishing program for 25 years, Economics: Private and Public Choice is considered the best existing principles of economics textbook emphasizing free markets. The strengths of this text are its clarity, emphasis on the economic way of thinking, and its application to the world around us. Economics: Private and Public Choice has an amazing approach to introducing students to a moderate amount of economic data analysis while applying the concept to a real-world story.

Table of Contents

PREFACE vii
PART 1 The Economic Way of Thinking 1(52)
CHAPTER 1 The Economic Approach
5(26)
CHAPTER 2 Some tools of the Economist
31(22)
PART 2 Markets and Government 53(110)
CHAPTER 3 Supply, Demand, and the Market Process
55(34)
CHAPTER 4 Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions
89(28)
CHAPTER 5 The Economic Role of Government
117(26)
CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Collective Decision Making
143(20)
PART 3 Core Macroeconomics 163(264)
CHAPTER 7 Taking the Nation's Economic Pulse
167(24)
CHAPTER 8 Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation
191(24)
CHAPTER 9 An Introduction to Basic Macroeconomic Markets
215(28)
CHAPTER 10 Working with our Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model
243(26)
CHAPTER 11 Keynesian Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics
269(24)
CHAPTER 12 Fiscal Policy
293(26)
CHAPTER 13 Money and the Banking System
319(32)
CHPATER 14 Modern Macroeconomics: Monetary Policy
351(28)
CHAPTER 15 Stabilization Policy, Output, and Employment
379(24)
CHAPTER 16 Economic Growth
403(24)
PART 4 International Economics 427(62)
CHAPTER 17 Gaining from International Trade
433(28)
CHAPTER 18 International Finance and the Foregin Exchange Market
461(28)
PART 5 Core Microeconomics 489(246)
CHAPTER 19 Demand and Consumer Choice
495
CHAPTER 20 Costs and the Supply of Goods
52
CHAPTER 21 Price Takers and the Competitive Process
557(26)
CHAPTER 22 Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers
583(24)
CHAPTER 23 Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers
607(30)
CHAPTER 24 The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources
637(28)
CHAPTER 25 Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market
665(28)
CHAPTER 26 Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations
693(20)
CHAPTER 27 Income Inequality aud Poverty
713(22)
PART 6 Applications and Special Topics 735(132)
APPLICATION 1 Labor Markets and Unemployment Rates: A Cross-Country Analysis
739(12)
APPLICATION 2 How Do Budget Deficits and the National Debt Affect Future Generations?
751(14)
APPLICATION 3 The Phillips Curve: Is There a Trade-Off between Inflation and Unemployment?
765(14)
APPLICATION 4 Social Security: The Nature of the Problem and the Alternatives for Dealing with It
779(12)
APPLICATION 5 The Stock Market: What Does It Do and How Has It Performed?
791(12)
APPLICATION 6 How Does Government Regulation Affect Your Life?
803(12)
APPLICATION 7 Income Inequality, Transfers, and the Role of Government
815(12)
APPLICATION 8 Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers?
827(16)
APPLICATION 9 Natural Resources and the Future
843(12)
APPLICATION 10 Economics and the Environment
855(12)
APPENDIX A General Business and Economic Indicators 867(12)
APPENDIX B Answers to Selected Critical Analysis Questions 879(22)
GLOSSARY 901(12)
CREDITS 913(2)
INDEX 915

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