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  • Hardcover
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $177.00
  • August 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-93336-9
  • 1152 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide


Principles of Economics

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Dirk Mateer (Author, University of Arizona), Lee Coppock (Author, University of Virginia)

 

Makes economics stick. Meets students where they are.

Two innovative instructors use their tested insights and successful teaching practices to create a truly student-centered approach: real-world examples, pedagogy developed in their own classrooms, and problem solving tools that resonate with today’s students.

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    Principles of Microeconomics


    Introduction
    1) The Five Foundations of Economics
    2) Model Building and Gains from Trade

    The Role of Markets
    3) The Market at Work: Supply and Demand
    4) Elasticity
    5) Price Controls
    6) The Efficiency of Markets and the Costs of Taxation
    7) Market Inefficiencies: Externalities and Public Goods

    The Theory of the Firm
    8) Business Costs and Production
    9) Firms in a Competitive Market
    10) Understanding Monopoly
    11) Price Discrimination
    12) Monopolistic Competition and Advertising
    13) Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior

    Labor Markets and Earnings
    14) The Demand and Supply of Resources
    15) Income, Inequality, and Poverty

    Special Topics in Microeconomics
    16) Consumer Choice
    17) Behavioral Economics and Risk Taking
    18) Health Insurance and Health Care

    Principles of Macroeconomics


    Introduction
    1) The Five Foundations of Economics
    2) Model Building and Gains from Trade
    3) The Market at Work: Supply and Demand
    4) Price Controls
    5) The Efficiency of Markets and the Costs of Taxation

    Macroeconomic Basics
    6) Introduction to Macroeconomics and Gross Domestic Product
    7) Unemployment
    8) The Price Level and Inflation
    9) Savings, Interest Rates, and the Market for Loanable Funds
    10) Financial Markets and Securities

    The Long and Short of Macroeconomics
    11) Economic Growth and the Wealth of Nations
    12) Growth Theory
    13) The Aggregate Demand–Aggregate Supply Model
    14) The Great Recession, the Great Depression, and Great Macroeconomic Debates

    Fiscal Policy
    15) Federal Budgets: The Tools of Fiscal Policy
    16) Fiscal Policy

    Monetary Policy
    17) Money and the Federal Reserve
    18) Monetary Policy

    International Economics
    19) International Trade
    20) International Finance