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Economics of social issues

Author: Ansel Miree Sharp; Charles A Register; Paul W Grimes
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill/Irwin, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to general economics, this book presents economic concepts as useful tools to analyse contemporary social uses.
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All Authors / Contributors: Ansel Miree Sharp; Charles A Register; Paul W Grimes
ISBN: 9780073402802 007340280X 9780071274708 0071274707
OCLC Number: 168723051
Description: xvi, 491 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Alleviating Human Misery: The Role of Economic Reasoning --
Economic Systems, Resource Allocation, and Social Well-Being: Lessons from China's Transition --
Government Control of Prices in Mixed Systems: What Are the Actual Outcomes? --
Pollution Problems: Must We Foul Our Own Nests? --
Economics of Crime and Its Prevention: How Much is Too Much --
The Economics of Education: Crisis and Reform --
Poverty Problems and Discrimination: Why Are So Many Still Poor? --
The Economics of Big Business: Who Does What to Whom? --
The Economics of Professional Sports: What is the Real Score? --
Competition in the Global Marketplace: Should We Protect Ourselves From International Trade? --
Economic Growth: Are We Living in a "New Economy"? --
Unemployment Issues: Why Do We Waste Our Labor Resources? --
Inflation: How to Gain and Lose at the Same Time --
Government Spending, Taxation, and the National Debt: Who Wins and Who Loses? --
Social Security and Medicare: How Secure Is Our Safety Net for the Elderly?
Responsibility: Ansel M. Sharp, Charles A. Register, Paul W. Grimes.
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