Economics Today : With Economics in Action 2001-2002 Version

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  • Copyright: 2000-07-01
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The 2001-2002 Edition of Economics Today presents economic principles within the context of the sweeping changes occurring in the economic landscape, including the Internet explosion and e-commerce boom, East Asian recession, expansion of global trade and investment, and concerns about inflation and rising interest rates closer to home. Economics Today clearly outlines the core principles of economics, so that students can fully understand and analyze these and other developments. All of the text's 150 new examples have been selected to grab and hold students' attention. These examples serve one basic purposeto drive home the application of the theory just presented. New chapters explore the future of Social Security (6) and the emerging world of electronic banking (16).

Table of Contents

The Nature of Economics
Scarcity and the World of Trace-Offs
Demand and Supply
Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis
The Public Sector and Public Choice
Your Future with Social Security
Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economic Growth
The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation
Measuring the Economy's Performance
Global Economic Growth and Development
National Income Determination and Fiscal Policy
Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run
Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses
Consumption, Income, and the Multiplier
Fiscal Policy
Money, Monetary Policy, and Stabilization
Money and Banking Systems
Money Creation, Payment Systems, and Deposit Insurance
Electronic Banking
Domestic and International Monetary Policy
Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy
Dimensions of Microeconomics
Consumer Choice
Demand and Supply Elasticity
The Global Financial Environment of Business
Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation
The Firm: Cost and Output Determination
Perfect Competition
Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Strategic Behavior
Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a World of Multinational Firms
Productive Factors, Poverty, Health Care, and the Environment
Labor Demand and Supply
Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power
Rent, Interest, and Profits
Income, Poverty, and Health Care
Environmental Economics
Global Economics
Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy
Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
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