Economics Today, 18th edition

  • Roger LeRoy Miller

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ISBN-13:  9780133920161

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For courses in General Economics.


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Individuals learn best when they see concepts applied to examples from their everyday lives. The Eighteenth Edition of Economics Today addresses leading-edge issues while facilitating learning. The text shows you how economics is front and center in your daily routine while providing you with many ways to evaluate your understanding of key concepts covered in each chapter. New and revised tools and features engage and help you focus on the central ideas in economics today.


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Table of contents

Part 1: 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


Part 2: 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


Part 3: 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


Part 4: 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


Part 5: Dimensions of Microeconomics

19. Demand and Supply Elasticity

20. Consumer Choice

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


Part 6: 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


Part 7: 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


Part 8: Global Economics

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy

33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments


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