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MindTap® Economics, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Tucker's Survey of Economics, 9th Edition

  • Irvin B. Tucker University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • ISBN-10: 1305272323  |  ISBN-13: 9781305272323
  • Prior Releases: 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.00
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LEVEL 1:
Aplia: Math and Graphing Tutorial.
Part I: Introduction to Economics.
Part II: The Microeconomy.
Part III: The Microeconomy and Fiscal Policy.
LEVEL 2:
Introduction.
Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking.
Chapter 2: Prod. Possibilities, Opportunity Cost, and Econ Growth.
LEVEL 3:
Lecture Prep/Activator.
MT Chapter Embedded with:
Practice.
EOC Questions and Problems.
Aplia Homework.
Checkpoints Q&A.
LEVEL 4:
BBC Videos.
Concept Clip Videos.
Graphing at a Glance Videos.
Causation Chain Game.
Road Map Q&A.
Online exercises (links).

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305272315 | ISBN-13: 9781305272316

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

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Irvin B. Tucker

Dr. Irvin B. Tucker has more than 30 years of experience teaching introductory economics at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He earned his BS in economics at North Carolina State University and his MA and PhD in economics from the University of South Carolina. He is a long-time member of the National Council on Economic Education. Dr. Tucker has served as executive director of the S.C. Council of Education and director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is recognized for his ability to relate basic principles to economic issues and public policy. His work has received national recognition with awards from the Meritorious Levy Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education, the Federation of Independent Business Award for Postsecondary Educator of the Year in Entrepreneurship and Economic Education, and the Freedom Foundation's George Washington Medal for Excellence in Economic Education. In addition, Dr. Tucker's research has been published in numerous professional journal articles on a wide range of topics, including industrial organization, entrepreneurship, and economics of education. Dr. Tucker is also the author of the highly successful SURVEY OF ECONOMICS, 9E and ECONOMICS AND FINANCE.