9780324019018

Survey of Economics with InfoTrac College Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324019018

  • ISBN10:

    0324019017

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

This highly successful book is characterized by its extremely user-friendly presentation of the core microeconomic and macroeconomic material. It is known for its lively and informative writing style, its emphasis on critical thinking and applications throughout, and its use of unique, highly motivational, reader-oriented pedagogy. Rather than using an encyclopedic approach, this book focuses on the most basic tool in economics - supply and demand analysis - and applies it clearly to real-world economic issues.
-- "Economics in Practice" boxes expose readers to real-world explanations of economic theory
-- Internet activities at the end of each chapter explore the Internet to access economic data related to the content of the chapter

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 1(48)
Introducing 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)
Economics 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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