9780324072686

Survey of Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324072686

  • ISBN10:

    0324072686

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/6/2000
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This highly successful text makes basic economics readable, sensible, and interesting by placing an emphasis on application and student learning. It focuses on the most basic tools in economics and applies them clearly to explain real-world economic issues. Better than any other text, Tucker implements teaching tools and methodologies that drive the student learning process and development of critical analysis skills. It is known for its: lively and informative writing style; emphasis on critical thinking; applications; active learning environment; use of unique, highly motivational, student-oriented pedagogy; unparalleled visual learning support; and numerous in-chapter review and application opportunities.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 1(48)
Introduction the Economic Way of Thinking
3(28)
Appendix 1: Applying Graphs to Economics
21(10)
Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost
31(18)
PART 2 THE MICROECONOMY 49(184)
Market Demand and Supply
51(26)
Markets in Action
77(26)
Appendix 4: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis To Health Care
97(6)
Price Elasticity of Demand
103(18)
Production Costs
121(22)
Perfect Competition
143(22)
Monopoly
165(22)
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
187(20)
Labor Markets and Income Distribution
207(26)
PART 3 THE MACROECONOMY AND FISCAL POLICY 233(158)
Gross Domestic Product
235(22)
Business Cycles and Unemployment
257(24)
Inflation
281(20)
Aggregate Demand and Supply
301(24)
Fiscal Policy
325(20)
The Public Sector
345(24)
Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt
369(22)
PART 4 MONEY, BANKING, AND MONETARY POLICY 391(66)
Money and the Federal Reserve System
393(20)
Money Creation
413(20)
Monetary Policy
433(24)
PART 5 THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY 457(54)
International Trade and Finance
459(30)
Economies in Transition
489(22)
Appendix A Answers To Odd-Numbered Questions And Problems 511(20)
Appendix B Practice Quiz Answers 531(3)
Glossary 534(7)
Index 541

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