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MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Boyes/Melvin's Macroeconomics, 10th Edition

  • William Boyes Arizona State University
  • Michael Melvin Arizona State University
  • ISBN-10: 1305387716  |  ISBN-13: 9781305387713
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.00
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MindTap™ Economics for Boyes/Melvin's Macroeconomics, 10th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. The new MindTap Interactive eReader includes new Graphing-at-a-Glance video tutorials and new ConceptClips that help students understand economics terminology. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


LEARNING PATH
Pre-Lecture Activator: BBC video with Follow-up Assessment.
MindTap Media Reader: With ConCeptClip Video, Graphing at a Glance animation, Now you try it with Assessment, Economically Speaking with Assessment.
Worked Problems Video.
Global Economic Watch.
End of Chapter Homework.
Aplia Homework.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305387724 | ISBN-13: 9781305387720

    List Price = $125.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.75

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: Macroeconomics, Loose-leaf Version, 10th + MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305782569  | ISBN-13: 9781305782563

List Price = $157.95  | CengageBrain Price = $157.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • Macroeconomics
    List Price = $203.95  | CengageBrain Price = $203.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00
  • MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Boyes/Melvin's Macroeconomics
    List Price = $125.00  | CengageBrain Price = $125.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.00


Bundle: Text, 10th + MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  130581570X | ISBN-13:  9781305815704

List Price = $157.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • Macroeconomics
    List Price = $203.95  | CengageBrain Price = $203.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00
  • MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $125.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.75


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

William Boyes

Dr. William Boyes is professor of economics at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Claremont Graduate School in 1974. Before joining the Arizona State faculty, he was the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business at Weber State University; visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and the University of London, London, England, and lectured at ITAM in Mexico City; and was the dean of the College of Business at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Boyes has also served as chairman of the Economics Department at ASU and has been an economist with Security Pacific National Bank (now Bank of America). He has been a consultant to the White House, the Commerce Department, the Federal Trade Commission, and several private firms. He is the director of the office of economic education at ASU and a member of the Pacific Research Institute's Academic Advisory Board. Dr. Boyes has received many teaching awards, including the Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Professor Award at ASU in 1988, the Outstanding Teacher in the MBA Program Award at ASU in 1994, the Outstanding Teacher in the College of Business Award at ASU in 1995, Huizingh Outstanding Honors Professor in 2007, and Outstanding MBA Professor in 2008.

Michael Melvin

Michael Melvin is currently Head of Currency Research at Barclays Global Investors. He also retains affiliations at the Arizona State University Department of Economics and the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Melvin received his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA in 1980. He has served as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Board and the International Monetary Fund, was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Frankfurt, and has been a visiting professor at UCLA, Northwestern University, U.C. San Diego, and the University of Hawaii. His field of specialization is International Finance, and he is the coeditor of the Journal of International Money and Finance.