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Economics Today Plus Myeconlab in Coursecompass Plus eBook Student Access Kit (Myeconlab)

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Readers learn best when they see a concept applied in the context of examples they understand. That is why Economics Today is so successful when readers hail from a wide variety of backgrounds. An abundance of relentlessly current, news-worthy examples motivate every chapter and reflect the interests of today’s diverse reader population.

Introduction: The Nature of Economics; Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs; Demand and Supply; Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis; The Public Sector and Public Choice; Taxes, Transfers, and Public Spending; Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economic Growth : The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation; Measuring the Economy’s Performance; Global Economic Growth and Development; Real GDP Determination and Fiscal Policy: Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run; Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses; Consumption, Real GDP, and the Multiplier; Fiscal Policy; Deficit Spending and the Public Debt; Money, Stabilization, and Growth: Money, Banking, and Central Banking; Money Creation and Deposit Insurance; Domestic and International Dimensions of Monetary Policy; Stabilization Policies in the Global Economy; Policies and Prospects for Global Economic Growth; Dimensions of Microeconomics: Consumer Choice; Demand and Supply Elasticity; Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business; Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation: The Firm: Cost and Output Determination; Perfect Competition; Monopoly; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior; Regulation and Antitrust in a Globalized Economy; Labor Resources and the Environment: The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing; Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power; Income, Poverty, and Health Care; Environmental Economics; Global Economics: Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy; Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments

For all readers interested in principles of economics.

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is currently Director of the Institute for University Studies in Arlington, Texas. Dr. Miller is a legal specialist and author of numerous books on law and the legal environment, including criminal procedure. In addition, Dr. Miller has authored books on the war on drugs, the economics of crime and criminal behavior, and on related topics.

Table of Contents

Part 1.   Introduction

Chapter 1:   The Nature of Economics

Chapter 2:   Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs

Chapter 3:   Demand and Supply

Chapter 4:   Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis

Chapter 5:   Public Spending and Public Choice

Chapter 6:   Funding the Public Sector  

Part 2:   Introduction to Macroeconomics and Economic Growth

Chapter 7:   The Macroeconomy: Unemployment, Inflation, and Deflation

Chapter 8:   Measuring the Economy’s Performance

Chapter 9:   Global Economic Growth and Development

Part 3:   Real GDP Determination and Fiscal Policy

Chapter 10:   Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run

Chapter 11:   Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses

Chapter 12:   Consumption, Real GDP, and the Multiplier

Chapter 13:   Fiscal Policy

Chapter 14:   Deficit Spending and the Public Debt

 

Part 4:   Money, Stabilization, and Growth

Chapter 15:   Money, Banking, and Central Banking

Chapter 16:   Money Creation and Deposit Insurance

Chapter 17:   Domestic and International Dimensions of Monetary Policy

Chapter 18:   Stabilization Policies in the Global Economy

Chapter 19:   Policies and Prospects for Global Economic Growth

Part 5:   Dimensions of Microeconomics

Chapter 20:   Consumer Choice

Chapter 21:   Demand and Supply Elasticity

Chapter 22:   Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business

Part 6:   Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation

Chapter 23:   The Firm: Cost and Output Determination

Chapter 24:   Perfect Competition

Chapter 25:   Monopoly

Chapter 26:   Monopolistic Competition

Chapter 27:   Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior 

Chapter 28:   Regulation and Antitrust in a Globalized Economy

Part 7:   Labor Resources and the Environment

Chapter 29:   The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing

Chapter 30:   Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power

Chapter 31:   Income, Poverty, and Health Care

Chapter 32:   Environmental Economics

Part 8:   Global Economics

Chapter 33:   Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy

Chapter 34:   Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321481320
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Economics - General
Author:
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Series:
MyEconLab Series
Publication Date:
20070709
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Language:
English
Pages:
924
Dimensions:
10.2 x 8.7 x 1.5 in 2077 gr

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