9780321085023

Economics Today: The Macro View, 2001/2002

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321085023

  • ISBN10:

    0321085027

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

The 2001-2002 Edition of Economics Today presents economic principles within the context of the sweeping changes occurring in the economic landscape, including the Internet explosion and the e-commerce boom, the East Asian recession, the expansion of global trade and investment, and concerns about inflation and rising interest rates closer to home. Economics Today clearly outlines the core principles of economics so that students can fully understand and analyze these and other developments. All of the 150 new examples have been selected to grab and hold students' attention. These examples serve one basic purposeto drive home the application of the theory just presented.

Table of Contents

Preface xxii
PART 1 INTRODUCTION 1(142)
The Nature of Economics
3(23)
Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs
26(22)
Demand and Supply
48(27)
Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis
75(20)
The Public Sector and Public Choice
95(25)
Your Future with Social Security
120(23)
PART 2 INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH 143(80)
The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation
145(23)
Measuring the Economy's Performance
168(27)
Global Economic Growth and Development
195(28)
PART 3 NATIONAL INCOME DETERMINATION AND FISCAL POLICY 223(102)
Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run
225(21)
Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses
246(23)
Consumption, Income, and the Multiplier
269(29)
Fiscal Policy
298(27)
PART 4 MONEY, MONETARY POLICY, AND STABILIZATION 325(456)
Money and Banking Systems
327(26)
Money Creation, Payment Systems, and Deposit Insurance
353(30)
Electronic Banking
383(19)
Domestic and International Monetary Policy
402(23)
Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy
425(356)
PART 8 GLOBAL ECONOMICS 781(2)
Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy
783(22)
Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments
805
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems A-1(1)
Glossary G-1(1)
Index I-1

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