9780324579611

Survey of Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324579611

  • ISBN10:

    0324579616

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/25/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Economics impacts every sector of the marketplace. A solid understanding of basic economic principles will give you better insight into the market, industry, and world around you--equipping you with the tools to make more informed decisions as both a professional and a consumer. Noted for its clarity, sensibility, and focused approach, Tucker's SURVEY OF ECONOMICS, Sixth Edition, emphasizes the basics of economics, presenting concepts in the context of real-world situations--and helping you apply them to your own environment. Dr. Tucker emphasizes application and student learning, making the study of economics accessible, interesting, and--with its new four-color format--eye-catching. An award-winning instructor, Dr. Tucker draws from his own experience to implement unique teaching tools and methodologies that drive the learning process and help you sharpen your critical analysis skills--which will benefit you in any career path. His book is renowned for its lively presentation, active learning environment, highly motivational pedagogy, unparalleled visual support, and thorough self-check reviews.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Economics
Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking
Appendix to Chapter 1: Applying Graphs to Economics
Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost
The Microeconomy
Market Demand and Supply
Markets in Action
Appendix to Chapter 4: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care
Price Elasticity of Demand
Production Costs
Perfect Competition
Monopoly Chapter
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly Chapter
Labor Markets and Income Distribution
The Macroeconomy And Fiscal Policy
Gross Domestic Product
Business Cycles and Unemployment
Inflation
Aggregate Demand and Supply
Appendix to Chapter 14: Appendix : The Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model
Fiscal Policy
The Public Sector
Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt
Money , Banking, And Monetary Policy
Money and the Federal Reserve System
Money Creation
Monetary Policy
The International Economy
International Trade and Finance
Economics in Transition
Growth and the Less-Developed Countries
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