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Economics Today, CourseSmart eTextbook, 17th Edition

By Roger LeRoy Miller

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 12, 2013

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Students learn best when they see concepts applied to examples from their everyday lives.

With an abundance of relentlessly current examples, new chapter openers, and revised data, Economics Today appeals to today’s diverse student population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications.

Table of Contents

 

I. INTRODUCTION

1. The Nature of Economics

2. Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs

3. Demand and Supply

4. Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis

5. Public Spending and Public Choice

6. Funding the Public Sector

 

II. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

7. The Macroeconomy. Unemployment, Inflation and Deflation

8. Measuring the Economy’s Performance

9. Global Economic Growth and Development

 

III. REAL GDP DETERMINATION AND FISCAL POLICY

10. Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run

11. Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses

12. Consumption, Real GDP, and the Multiplier

13. Fiscal Policy

14. Deficit Spending and the Public Debt

 

IV. MONEY, STABILIZATION AND GROWTH

15. Money, Banking and Central Banking

16. Domestic and International Dimensions of Monetary Policy

17. Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy

18. Policies and Prospects for Global Economic Growth

 

V. DIMENSIONS OF MICROECONOMICS

19. Demand and Supply Elasticity

20. Consumer Choice

21. Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business

 

VI. MARKET STRUCTURE, RESOURCE ALLOCATION, AND REGULATION

22. The Firm. Cost and Output Determination

23. Perfect Competition

24. Monopoly

25. Monopolistic Competition

26. Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior

27. Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy

 

VII. LABOR RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT

28. The Labor Market. Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing

29. Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power

30. Income, Poverty and Health Care

31. Environmental Economics

 

VIII. GLOBAL ECONOMICS

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy

33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments

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