Economics by Design

Economics by Design : Principles and Issues

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Known for its flexibility, this text can be used in a one-term survey of economics, or an economics issues course.This text is ideal for issues-oriented courses that teach essential economic principles. Current issues and core principles of mainstream economics are presented in an intuitive manner that captures and holds student interest. The text systematically combines this presentation with a wealth of relevant, up-to-date applications that students can relate to.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 190 x 233.7 x 19.8mm | 860.93g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, 1 map
  • 0130132985
  • 9780130132987

Table of contents

I. THE ECONOMIC JOURNEY. 1. Roadmap for Economics. 2. Production, Growth, and Trade. II. THE POWER OF PRICES. 3. Market Prices: Supply and Demand. 4. Price Changes: Political Prices and Elasticity. 5. Into the International Marketplace. III. THE ENERGY OF THE MARKETPLACE. 6. The Firm. 7. Market Models. 8. Income from Labor and Human Capital. IV. PROBING THE PUBLIC SECTOR. 9. Market Failure. 10. Taxation and Public Choice. V. AGGREGATES FOR THE BIG PICTURE. 11. Measuring the Macroeconomy. 12. Policy for Long-Run Growth. 13. Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy. 14. Employment, Output, and Fiscal Policy.show more