Economics and Contemporary Issues
Cengage Learning, Jun 3, 2009 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
Engage your students with topics of immediate interest in this book’s unique, issues-oriented approach. Ideal for non-majors and majors alike, Moomaw/Olson/Applegate/McLean’s ECONOMICS AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 8E examines major economic issues pertaining to education, health care, Social Security, unemployment, inflation, and international trade. This edition also examines social and political phenomena throughout the world, such as the collapse of communism and central planning, the role of government in today’s economy, crime and drugs, poverty, and the failure of some economies to grow. Captivating insights, intellectual challenges, and a solid analytical framework strengthen your students’ critical thinking skills while the book’s proven approach helps build a strong foundation in core economic principles. The authors clearly connect today’s issues to key economic principles and applications, while providing an unmatched international perspective. Students develop a stronger appreciation and interest in contemporary economics as they see its importance in understanding both issues that affect them personally as well as today’s news headlines.
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