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Economics : a tool for critically understanding society

Author: Thomas Riddell; Geoffrey Schneider; Jean Shackelford; Steve Stamos
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Pearson/Addison-Wesley, c 2005.
Series: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. edView all editions and formats
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'The Seventh Edition of Economics: A Tool for Critically Understanding Society' aims to encourage critical thinking and to challenge students to examine preconceived ideas and beliefs. It explores  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Riddell; Geoffrey Schneider; Jean Shackelford; Steve Stamos
ISBN: 0321241134 9780321241139
OCLC Number: 254915139
Description: XXIX, 637 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: I. ECONOMICS AS A TOOL FOR CRITICAL THINKING IN A CHANGING GLOBAL ECONOMY . 1. Economics as a Social Science. 2. Exploring the Emerging Global Economy. II. ECONOMIC HISTORY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN ECONOMIC THOUGHT. 3. The Evolution of Economic Systems. 4. Property, Adam Smith, and the Division of Labor. 5. The Rise and Fall of Laissez-Faire. 6. The Marxian Critique of Capitalism. III. MICROECONOMICS. 7. Scarcity: "You Can't Always Get What You Want". 8. The Theory of Markets. 9. Perfect Competition and Efficiency. 10. Noncompetitive Markets and Inefficiency. 11. Resource Markets and the Distribution of Income. 12. Corporations and Labor Unions. 13. The Economic Role of Government. IV. MACROECONOMICS. 14. Macroeconomics: Issues and Problems. 15. Macroeconomic Theory: Classical and Keynesian Models. 16. Fiscal Policy: Government Spending and Taxation. 17. Financial Markets, Money, and Monetary Policy. 18. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 19. Unemployment, Inflation, and Stabilization Policy in a Global Economy. V. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND FINANCE. 20. International Trade and Interdependence. 21. International Finance. 22. The Economics of Developing Nations. 23. Economic Systems in Transition.
Series Title: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Responsibility: Tom Riddell ; Jean Shackelford ; Steve Stamos ; Geoffrey Schneider.

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