9780132833110

Essential Foundations of Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132833110

  • ISBN10:

    0132833115

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/2/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

A practice-oriented learning system that breaks the traditional textbook mold.

To help readers focus on the most important concepts–and effectively practice application of those concepts–Essential Foundations of Economics is structured around a Checklist/Checkpoint system. The result is a patient, confidence-building textbook that prepares readers to use economics in their everyday life, regardless of what their future career will be.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Chapter 2. The U.S. and Global Economies

Chapter 3. The Economic Problem

Chapter 4. Demand and Supply

Chapter 5. Elasticities of Demand and Supply

Chapter 6. Efficiency and Fairness of Markets

Chapter 7. Government Influences on Markets

Chapter 8. Global Markets in Action

Chapter 9. Externalities: Pollution, Education, and Health

Chapter 10.  Production and Cost

Chapter 11.  Perfect Competition

Chapter 12.  Monopoly

Chapter 13.  Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

Chapter 14.  GDP: A Measure of Total Production and Income

Chapter 15.  Jobs and Unemployment

Chapter 16.  The CPI and the Cost of Living

Chapter 17.  Potential GDP and Economic Growth

Chapter 18.  Money and the Monetary System

Chapter 19.  Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

Chapter 20.  Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy

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