Economics

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Cengage Learning, Dec 17, 2008 - Business & Economics - 864 pages
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Contents

What Economics Is About
1
Economic Activities Producing and Trading
33
Supply and Demand Theory
53
Supply and Demand Applications
91
Macroeconomic Measurements Part I Prices and Unemployment
113
Macroeconomic Measurements Part II GDP and Real GDP
133
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
156
The SelfRegulating Economy
184
Perfect Competition
458
Monopoly
485
Monopolistic Competition Oligopoly and Game Theory
508
Government and Product Markets Antitrust and Regulation
534
Factor Markets With Emphasis on the Labor Market
557
Wages Unions and Labor
582
The Distribution of Income and Poverty
601
Interest Rent and Profit
623

Economic Instability A Critique of the SelfRegulating Economy
203
Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget
229
Money and Banking
250
The Federal Reserve System
270
Money and the Economy
284
Monetary Policy
311
Expectations Theory and the Economy
333
Economic Growth
354
Elasticity
375
Consumer Choice Maximizing Utility and Behavioral Economics
402
Production and Costs
428
Market Failure Externalities Public Goods and Asymmetric Information
642
Public Choice Economic Theory Applied to Politics
668
International Trade
689
International Finance
708
Globalization and International Impacts on the Economy
737
Stocks Bonds Futures and Options
765
SelfTest Appendix
786
Glossary
806
Index
816
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Dr. Roger A. Arnold is Professor of Economics at California State University San Marcos, where his fields of specialization include general microeconomic theory and monetary theory. A widely respected authority on economic issues, Dr. Arnold is a regularly featured expert on talk radio discussing the state of the economy. He is also a proven author, who has written numerous academic articles, hundreds of newspaper columns, as well as the popular ECONOMICS: NEW WAYS OF THINKING and principles of macroeconomics supplementary text, HOW TO THINK LIKE AN ECONOMIST. Dr. Arnold has been a member of the economics faculty at California State University Northridge, University of Oklahoma, Hillsdale College, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and California State University San Marcos. He served as chair of the economics department for two years at University of Nevada Las Vegas and for seven years at California State University San Marcos. He is currently chair of the economics department at California State University San Marcos. During his tenure at UNLV he was regularly one of the top five finalists for the teacher of the year honor (in the College of Business and Economics), and in 1987 he received the best researcher of the year award. Dr. Arnold earned a B.S. in Economics in 1974 from the University of Birmingham in England and received his M.A. in 1976 and his Ph.D. in 1979 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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