Microeconomic Issues Today

Microeconomic Issues Today : Alternative Approaches

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This new updated edition covers seven current microeconomic issues, including agriculture, consumer welfare, the environment, competition, deregulation, income distribution, and fair taxation. The seventh edition has been updated to include current economic data, and an instructor's manual with a test bank and discussion questions is available to professors who adopt this book. In addition, PowerPoint downloads are available as teaching aids.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 161.5 x 231.6 x 13.5mm | 294.84g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • figures, tables, index
  • 0765608391
  • 9780765608390

Table of contents

I. Introduction: Alternative Economic Philosophies: A Survey of Conservative, Liberal, and Radical Critiques II. Problems in the Marketplace Issue 1: Responding to Market Outcomes: Competition or Protection for American Agriculture? Issue 2: Consumer Welfare: Is the Consumer Sovereign or Exploited? Issue 3: Dealing with Externalities: How Can We Save the Environment? Issue 4: Imperfect Competition: What Should Our Policy Toward Big Business Be? Issue 5: Economic Regulation: Has Deregulation Worked? Issue 6: Income Distribution: How Successful Will Our Experiment with Welfare Reform Be? Issue 7: Financing Government: What Is a Fair System of Taxation? III. Conclusion
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