Basic Economics (with InfoTrac College Edition 2-Semester Instant Access Code and Economic Applications Printed Access Card)

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  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Card
  • Copyright: 2009-02-17
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Mastering the study of economics has never been easier. BASIC ECONOMICS introduces you to the fundamentals of macro- and microeconomics, while addressing some of the most stimulating topics affecting the world today. BASIC ECONOMICS covers timely issues like monetary policy, monopolies, and the labor market, as well as the recent financial market collapse and housing crises. This streamlined and straightforward text also includes access to InfoTrac College Edition and Economic Applications, two online applications that can save you time and money, while helping you succeed in your course!

Table of Contents

The Nature and Scope of Economics
Scarcity and Choice
The U.S. Economic System
Price: The Role of Demand and Supply
Production, Cost, and Profit
Perfect Competition
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
The Labor Market, Employment, and Unemployment
Income Distribution
The Circular Flow and National Income Accounts
Business Cycles
Macroeconomic Models and Analysis
Money in the U.S. Economy
The Federal Reserve and the Money Supply
Macroeconomic Policies
Taxation, Budgetary Policy, and the National Debt
International Trade and Aid
The Balance of International Payments
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