9780077488550

Loose-leaf for Economics, Alternate Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077488550

  • ISBN10:

    0077488555

  • Edition: 19th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 1/20/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

McConnell, Brue, and Flynn's Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policiesis the #1 Principles of Economics textbook in the world. It continues to be innovative while teaching students in a clear, unbiased way. The 19th Edition builds upon the tradition of leadership by sticking to 3 main goals: Help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in economics and the economy.

Table of Contents

PART 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS and THE ECONOMY

To the Student

1 Limits, Alternatives, and Choices (+ Appendix)

2 The Market System and the Circular Flow

PART 2: PRICE, QUANTITY, AND EFFICIENCY

3 Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium (+ Appendix)

4 Elasticity

5 Market Failures: Public Goods and Externalities

PART 3: GDP, GROWTH, AND INSTABILITY

6 An Introduction to Macroeconomics

7 Measuring Domestic Output and National Income

8 Economic Growth

9 Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation

PART 4: MACROECONOMIC MODELS and FISCAL POLICY

10 Basic Macroeconomic Relationships

11 The Aggregate Expenditures Model

12 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply (+ Appendix)

13 Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt

PART 5: MONEY, BANKING, and MONETARY POLICY

14 Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions

15 Money Creation

16 Interest Rates and Monetary Policy

17 Financial Economics

PART 6: EXTENSIONS and ISSUES

18 Extending the Analysis of Aggregate Supply

19 Current Issues in Macro Theory and Policy

PART 7: MICROECONOMICS of PRODUCT MARKETS

20 Consumer Behavior (+ Appendix)

21 Businesses and the Costs of Production

22 Pure Competition in the Short Run

23 Pure Competition in the Long Run

24 Pure Monopoly

25 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly (+ Appendix)

25w Technology, R&D, and Efficiency

PART 8: MICROECONOMICS of RESOURCE MARKETS

26 The Demand for Resources

27 Wage Determination (+ Appendix)

28 Rent, Interest, and Profit

29 Natural Resource and Energy Economics

PART 9: MICROECONOMICS of GOVERNMENT

30 Public Finance: Expenditures and Taxes

31 Asymmetric Information, Voting, and Public Choice

PART 10: MICROECONOMIC ISSUES and POLICIES

32 Antitrust Policy and Regulation

33 Agriculture: Economics and Policy

34 Income Inequality and Poverty

35 Health Care

36 Immigration

PART 11: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

37 International Trade

38 The Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Trade Deficits

39w The Economics of Developing Countries

OPTIONAL CONTENT FOR INSTRUCTORS(Available for instructors on the OLC)

COI 1 The United States and the Global Economy

COI 2 Previous International Exchange-Rate Systems

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