Economics Today by Roger Leroy MillerEconomics Today by Roger Leroy Miller

Economics Today

byRoger Leroy Miller

Hardcover | January 5, 2017

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Title:Economics TodayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:824 pages, 11.1 × 8.6 × 1.3 inPublished:January 5, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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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