Economics, Books a la Carte plus MyEconLab plus eBook 2-semester Student Access Kit

Economics, Books a la Carte plus MyEconLab plus eBook 2-semester Student Access Kit

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This text comes packaged with an access kit for the new easy-to-use format of MyEconLab, which requires no set-up by the professor. With this, students can access practice problems for each chapter in the book, graphing questions, learning resources, and live tutoring. Professors who plan to use advanced course management online should order the book with MyEconLab in CourseCompass. View `Alternate Versions' of this book on the web catalog page, or contact your local representative for details.Like a lens that brings the indistinct into focus, Parkin's Economics introduces students to the art of seeing the invisible, teaching them interpret the story told by the economic indicators, uncover meaning hidden in the headlines, and gain a clear vision through economic analysis.An inspired teacher and crystal-clear writer, Michael Parkin has long been dedicated to helping students discover and apply the timeless principles of economics.Parkin invites students to:* See and understand the issues of our time in the brightest light, with the most compelling examples and clearest explanation.* Visualize economic principles in action using a widely acclaimed approach to graphical analysis.* Gain perspective on current economic events and today's principal economic thinkers through a series of carefully crafted features.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0321461770
  • 9780321461773

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION1. What Is Economics? 2. The Economic ProblemII. HOW MARKETS WORK3. Demand and Supply4. Elasticity5. Efficiency and Equity6. Markets in ActionIII. HOUSEHOLDS' CHOICES7. Utility and Demand8. Possibilities, Preferences, and ChoicesIV. FIRMS AND MARKETS9. Organizing Production10. Output and Costs11. Perfect Competition12. Monopoly 13. Monopolistic Competition and OligopolyV. MARKET FAILURE AND GOVERNMENT14. Regulation and Antitrust Law15. Externalities16. Public Goods and Common ResourcesVI. FACTOR MARKETS, INEQUALITY, AND UNCERTAINTY17. Demand and Supply in Factor Markets18. Economic Inequality19. Uncertainty and InformationVII. MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW20. A First Look at Macroeconomics21. Measuring GDP and Economic Growth22. Monitoring Cycles, Jobs, and the Price Level23. Aggregate Supply and Aggregate DemandVIII. AGGREGATE SUPPLY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH.24. The Economy at Full Employment: The Classical Model25. Economic GrowthIX. AGGREGATE DEMAND, MONEY, AND INFLATION26. Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve27. Money, Interest, Real GDP, and the Price Level28. InflationX. ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS AND STABILIZATION POLICY29. Expenditure Multipliers: The Keynesian Model30. The Business Cycle31. Fiscal Policy32. Monetary PolicyXI. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY33. Trading with the World34. International Financeshow more