eBook Idiot's Guides: Economics, 1st Edition

  • Terry Hillman
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  • ISBN-10: 1615645284
  • ISBN-13: 9781615645282
  • DDC: 330
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Understanding the Economic World We Live In.
2: An Overview of Our Economic Society.
3: Introducing the Market Economy.
4: Comparative Advantage and Gains from Trade.
5: How Economists Gauge the Economy.
6: Public Policy and Microeconomics.
7: An Introduction to “Econospeak”.
8: Microeconomics: Business and the Consumer.
9: Supply and Demand.
10: Consumer and Producer Surplus.
11: How Consumers Make Choices.
12: The Firm: Maximizing Profit.
13: Microeconomics: Market Structure.
14: Perfect Competition.
15: Monopoly.
16: Oligopolies.
17: Monopolistic Competition.
18: Macroeconomics.
19: Keeping Track of Growth: The National Accounts.
20: Unemployment and Inflation.
21: Inflation and Deflation.
22: The Business Cycle.
23: Recessions and Depressions.
24: Money.
25: The Central Banks and Macroeconomic Policy.
26: Using Government Fiscal Policy to Influence the Economy.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Recommended Reading.
Index.
About the Author.