Economics of Social Issues

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  • Edition: 21st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-09-01
  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL

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Table of Contents

1.Alleviating Human Misery: The Role of Economic Reasoning

2.Economic Systems, Resource Allocation, and Social Well-Being: Lessons from China’s Transition

3.Government Control of Prices in Mixed Systems: What Are the Actual Outcomes?

4.Pollution Problems: Must We Foul Our Own Nests?

5.Economics of Crime and Its Prevention: How Much Is Too Much?

6.The Economics of Education: Crisis and Reform

7.Poverty Problems and Discrimination: Why Are So Many Still So Poor?

8.The Economics of Monopoly Power: Who Does What to Whom?

9.The Economics of Professional Sports: What Is the Real Score?

10.Competition in the Global Marketplace: Should We Protect Ourselves From International Trade?

11.Economic Growth: Why Is the Economic Road So Bumpy?

12.Money, Banking, and the Financial System: Old Problems with New Twists

13.Unemployment and Inflation: Can We Find a Balance?

14.Government Spending, Taxation, and the National Debt: Who Wins and Who Loses?

15.Social Security and Medicare: How Secure Is Our Safety Net for the Elderly?

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