9780030256165

Study Guide to accompany Microeconomics Private and Public Choice

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    9780030256165

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    003025616X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/13/1999
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

To accomplish your course goals, use this study guide to enhance your understanding of the text content and to be better prepared for quizzes and tests. This convenient manual helps you assimilate and master the information encountered in the text through the use of practice exercises and applications, comprehensive review tools, and additional helpful resources.

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Making the Grade in Economics vii
Part 1 The Economic Way of Thinking---An Introduction
The Economic Approach
1(10)
Some Tools of the Economist
11(14)
Part 2 Markets and Government
Supply, Demand, and the Market Process
25(12)
Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions
37(14)
The Economic Role of the Government
51(8)
The Economics of Collective Decision Making
59(10)
Part 3 Core Microeconomics
Demand and Consumer Choice
69(14)
Costs and the Supply of Goods
83(16)
Price Takers and the Competitive Process
99(16)
Price-Searcher Markets with Low Entry Barriers
115(12)
Price-Searcher Markets with High Entry Barriers
127(16)
The Supply of and Demand for Productive Resources
143(12)
Earnings, Productivity, and the Job Market
155(10)
Investment, the Capital Market, and the Wealth of Nations
165(10)
Income Inequality and Poverty
175(10)
Part 4 International Finance and the Foreign Exchange Market
Gaining from International Trade
185(14)
International Fiance and the Foreign Exchange Market
199(58)
Part 5 Applications and Special Topics
Application 1 Labor Markets and Unemployment Rates: A Cross-Country Analysis
209(6)
Application 2 Social Security: The Nature of the Problem and the Alternatives for Dealing with It
215(6)
Application 3 The Stock Market: What Does it Do and How Has it Performed?
221(4)
Application 4 How Does Government Regulation Affect Your Life?
225(6)
Application 5 Income Inequality, Transfers, and the Role of Government
231(6)
Application 6 Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers?
237(6)
Application 7 Natural Resources and the Future
243(8)
Application 8 Economics and the Environment
251(6)
Answer Key 257

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