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Economics Problem Solver (Rea's Problem Solvers)

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Each Problem Solver is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chock-full of clear, concise problem-solving gems. All your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of the most trusted names in reference solution guides. More useful, more practical, and more informative, these study aids are the best review books and textbook companions available. Nothing remotely as comprehensive or as helpful exists in their subject anywhere. Perfect for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Here in this highly useful reference is the finest overview of economics currently available, with hundreds of economics problems that cover everything from fundamental economic concepts to the capitalist economy and business cycles. Each problem is clearly solved with step-by-step detailed solutions.

DETAILS

- The PROBLEM SOLVERS are unique - the ultimate in study guides.

- They are ideal for helping students cope with the toughest subjects.

- They greatly simplify study and learning tasks.

- They enable students to come to grips with difficult problems by showing them the way, step-by-step, toward solving problems. As a result, they save hours of frustration and time spent on groping for answers and understanding.

- They cover material ranging from the elementary to the advanced in each subject.

- They work exceptionally well with any text in its field.

- PROBLEM SOLVERS are available in 41 subjects.

- Each PROBLEM SOLVER is prepared by supremely knowledgeable experts.

- Most are over 1000 pages.

- PROBLEM SOLVERS are not meant to be read cover to cover. They offer whatever may be needed at a given time. An excellent index helps to locate specific problems rapidly.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

Chapter 1: Fundamental Economic Concepts

The Method of Economics

Scarcity

Resources

The Production-Possibilities Curve

Resources and Production

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 2: The Capitalist Economy

Essential Characteristics

Specialization

Use of Money

Use of Capital Goods

The Circular Flow Model

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 3: Business Organization

The Sole Proprietorship

The Partnership

The Corporation

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 4: National Income and Price Indices

Purpose

Defining Gross National Product

Other Accounts

Calculating National Product and Income

Real vs. Monetary Measurement

Limitations

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 5: Consumption, Savings, and Investment

The Consumption and Savings Functions

The Marginal Propensity to Consume

The Average Propensity to Consume

The Investment Function

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 6: Income Determination: The Simple Multiplier Theory

Equilibrium Income Determination

Leakage-Injections Approach to Equilibrium

Multiplier Analysis

Disequilibrium NNP Analysis

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 7: Fiscal Policy and Thriftiness

Budgetary Expenditure Patterns

Balancing the Budget

The Public Debt

Fiscal Policy and Taxation

The Paradox of Thrift

The Deflationary Gap

Stabilizing and Destabilizing Factors

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 8: Taxation

Basic Concepts

Rate Structure

Incidence

Corporate Taxation

Tax Subsidies

Externalities

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 9: Business Cycles

Definition

Measurement

Role of Investment

The Accelerator

Alternative Theories

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 10: Inflation and Unemployment

Inflation, Deflation, and Stagflation

Unemployment

Inflation vs. Unemployment: The Phillips Curve

The Government, Firm and Individual: Fighting Inflation

Inflation and Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve and the Money Supply

Milton Friedman and Monetarism

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 11: Money

Nature and Function

Types of Money

The Supply of Money

The Demand for Money

The Value of Money

IS-LM Analysis

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 12: The Banking System

Institutions

The Balance Sheet

Fractional Reserve Banking

Multiple Deposit Creation

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 13: Federal Reserve Banks and Monetary Policy

Explanation

Function of the Fed

The Reserve Requirement

Operations by the Fed

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 14: Supply and Demand

Definition

The Demand Curve

The Law of Demand

Demand vs. Quantity Demanded

The Supply Curve

The Law of Supply

Supply vs. Quantity Supplied

Market Equilibrium

Surplus and Shortage

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 15: Demand and Utility Theory

Utility

Utility Maximization

Indifference

The Budget Line

The Demand Curve

Consumer's Surplus

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 16: Elasticity of Supply and Demand

The Elasticity Concept

Cross Elasticities

Determinants of Elasticity

Measures of Elasticity

Demand Elasticity and Revenue

Elasticity and Market Equilibrium

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 17: Analysis of Costs

Implicit, Explicit, and Opportunity Costs

Total, Average, and Marginal Costs

Fixed and Variable Costs

Law of Diminishing Returns

Short Run vs. Long Run

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 18: Perfect Competition

Characteristics of Perfect Competition

Individual and Market Supply

Short Run Profit Maximization

Long Run Industry Equilibrium

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 19: Monopoly

Basic Concepts

Demand and Marginal Revenue

Profit Maximization

Effect of a Tax

Price Discrimination

Sources of Money

Short Answer Questions for Review

Chapter 20: Monopolistic Competition

Basic Concepts

Demand and Marginal Revenue

Profit Maximization

Industry Equilib

Synopsis:

REA's Problem Solver series solve not only the simple problems, but also those difficult problems not found in study/solutions manuals. The Problem Solvers cover all assigned topics in the textbook. They will help no matter what textbook is used.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780878915248
Other:
Fogiel, M.
Other:
Fogiel, Max
Author:
REA, Editors of
Author:
Rycroft, Robert S.
Author:
The Staff of Rea Delete
Author:
Research &. Education Association
Author:
Harris, Kymberly
Author:
Rea
Author:
REA, The Editors of
Author:
The Staff of Rea
Publisher:
Research and Education Association
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
Examinations, questions, etc.
Subject:
Economics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Problem Solvers Solution Guides
Publication Date:
19801121
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in 3.45 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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