Economics Today, 20th edition

  • Roger LeRoy Miller

Overview

Economics Today addresses real, cutting-edge issues — showing you how economics is front and center in your daily routine. The 20th Edition emphasizes behavioral economics, and encompasses all-new problems, vignettes, and features that help focus you on the central ideas in economics today. A brand new video program helps you to visualize and understand key economics principles in a modern and engaging way, while opportunities for assessment in each chapter help you evaluate your understanding of the material. 











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

Published by Pearson (May 5th 2020) - Copyright © 2021