From our global food shortage to global warming, economic issues permeate our everyday lives. Parkin brings critical issues to the forefront. Each chapter begins with one of today’s key issues, and additional issues appear throughout the chapter to show the real-world applications of the theory being discussed. When the chapter concludes, students “read between the lines” to think critically about a news article relating to the issue, demonstrating how thinking like an economist helps make informed decisions.
Parkin is so committed to currency that he uploads news articles almost daily to MyEconLab®, the online assessment and tutorial system that accompanies the text.
Table of Contents
1. What Is Economics?
2. The Economic Problem
3. Demand and Supply
II. MONITORING MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
4. Measuring GDP and Economic Growth
5. Monitoring Jobs and Inflation
III. MACROECONOMIC TRENDS
6. Economic Growth
7. Finance, Saving, and Investment
8. Money, the Price Level, and Inflation
9. The Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments
IV. MACROECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS
10. Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand
11. Expenditure Multipliers
12. Inflation, Unemployment, and the Business Cycle
V. MACROECONOMIC POLICY
13. Fiscal Policy
14. Monetary Policy
15. International Trade Policy
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