Economics for Today

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/29/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Straightforward and student-friendly, Tucker, ECONOMICS FOR TODAY, 6e is the most pedagogically-rich and engaging principles text on the market. Ideal for students of varying levels of skills and preparation, ECONOMICS FOR TODAY presents learners with the basics of economic principles and the context to apply them to their everyday lives. The sixth edition continues Tucker's tradition of using a unique textual and visual learning system to concisely present and reinforce core concepts, then assess student comprehension.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Economics
Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking
Appendix: Applying Graphs to Economics
Production Possibilities, Opportunity Cost, and Economic Growth
Microeconomic Fundamentals
Market Supply and Demand
Appendix: Consumer Surplus, Producer Surplus, and Market Efficiency
Markets in Action
Appendix: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care
Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply
Consumer Choice Theory
Appendix: Indifference Curve Analysis
Production Costs
Market Structures
Perfect Competition
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
Labor Markets
Microeconomic Policy Issues
Income Distribution, Poverty, and Discrimination
Antitrust and Regulation
Environmental Economics
Macroeconomic Fundamentals
Gross Domestic Product
Appendix: A Four-Sector Circular Flow Model
Business Cycles and Unemployment
Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
The Keynesian Model
The Keynesian Model in Action
Aggregate Demand and Supply
Appendix: The Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model
Fiscal Policy
The Public Sector
Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt
Money , Banking, and Monetary Policy
Money and the Federal Reserve System
Money Creation
Monetary Policy
Appendix: Policy Disputes Using the Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model
The Phillips Curve and Expectations Theory
The International Economy
International Trade and Finance
Economies in Transition
Growth and the Less-Developed Countries
Answers to Odd-Numbered Study Questions and Problems
Answers to Practice Quizzes
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