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Help today's learner visualize economics in action with the most pedagogically rich, complete principles of economics book available--Tucker's Economics for Today, Seventh Edition. A quick look at this engaging, dynamic text will show you why this is the book that is famous for helping readers at all levels of skill and preparation grasp and master economic principles.
Written by an award-winning educator, recognized for his work in relating basic economic principles to global issues, Irvin Tucker's Economics for Today continues its unique textual and visual learning system. This edition concisely presents and reinforces core concepts, then immediately assesses student comprehension. You will find the latest economic information on federal deficits, the stimulus package, environmental issues, and other developments presented in an engaging, easy-to-follow format applicable to everyday life.
Economics for Today, Seventh Edition, provides a full complement of instructor resources, including a handy Instructor's Resource CD, new PowerPoint slides, and optional CourseMate website and complete array of videos.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Economics|
|Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking|
|Appendix: Applying Graphs to Economics|
|Production Possibilities, Opportunity Cost, and Economic Growth|
|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|
|Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly|
|Microeconomic Policy Issues|
|Income Distribution, Poverty, and Discrimination|
|Antitrust and Regulation|
|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|
|The Public Sector|
|Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt|
|Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy|
|Money and the Federal Reserve System|
|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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