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Economic issues and policy

By: Brux, Jacqueline Murray
Material type: BookPublisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, c2016.Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxiv, 478 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781285448770; 1285448774Program: ECON102 ECON802Subject(s): Economic conditions -- United States | Economic policy -- United States | Economic history -- United States | Economic policy | -- United StatesDDC classification: 330.973 BR EC Online resources: Ebook
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Significantly revised to reflect the sweeping changes in today's economy and government, this book provides your students with a solid, practical understanding of basic economic tools as readers analyze important economic issues and related policy perspectives.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS, SCARCITY, PUBLIC GOODS, AND SPILLOVERS. 1. Introduction. 2. Crime and Drugs. 3. The Environment. 4. Education. PART II: THE ECONOMICS OF SOCIAL ISSUES. 5. Discrimination. 6. U.S. Poverty. 7. Housing. 8. Health Care. 9. Social Security. PART II: GLOBAL POVERTY, AGRICULTURE, AND TRADE. 10. World Poverty. 11. Global Agriculture. 12. International Trade. PART IV: EFFICIENCY AND STABILITY ISSUES. 13. Market Power. 14. Unemployment and Inflation. 15. Government Macroeconomic Policy. 16. Taxes, Borrowing, and the National Debt.

Significantly revised to reflect the sweeping changes in today's economy and government, this book provides your students with a solid, practical understanding of basic economic tools as readers analyze important economic issues and related policy perspectives.

ECON102 ECON802

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