Economics

Economics : An Integrated Approach

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Introduces the fundamentals of economics within a comprehensive approach. Helps readers develop a new, non-mathematical view of current, important issues. The book presents economics from the perspective of a practical orientation that allows students to quickly apply the tool of economic analysis.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 329 pages
  • 206 x 276 x 14mm | 599.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130828106
  • 9780130828101

Table of contents

I. UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD AROUND US. 1. Introduction to Economics. 2. Understanding--and Lying with--Graphs. 3. Trends in the World and Our Economy. II. ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES. 4. Basic Ideas and Concepts in Economics. 5. Supply and Demand. 6. Elasticity. 7. Understanding Costs. III. ECONOMIC STRUCTURES. 8. The Consumer. 9. Labor, Unions, and the Distribution of Income. 10. The Firm. 11. Competition and Monopoly. 12. Imperfect Competition. 13. Rent, Interest, and Profit. IV. ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION. 14. Economic Systems. 15. Government and Taxes. 16. The National Economy. 17. Money, Banks, and the Interest Rate. 18. Economic Growth, Development, and Inflation. 19. The Global Economy. V. A SUMMARY. 20. Economics: A Final Look. Glossary. Index.show more