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Macroeconomics Private and Public Choice

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ISBN-10: 0538754281

ISBN-13: 9780538754286

Edition: 13th 2011

Authors: James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Russell S. Sobel, David A. Macpherson

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List price: $313.95
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

James D. Gwartney holds the Gus A. Stavros Eminent Scholar Chair at Florida State University, where he directs the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education. His writings have been widely published in both professional journals and popular media. He is the co-author of Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know about Wealth and Prosperity (St. Martin's Press, 2005), a primer on economics and personal finance. Gwartney's current research focuses on the measurement and determination of factors that influence cross-country differences in income levels and growth rates. In this regard he is the coauthor (with Robert Lawson) of the annual report,…    

Russell S. Sobel earned his Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University in 1994. He has published more than 150 books and articles, and has received national recognition for his works on entrepreneurship and FEMA reform. He serves on the editorial board for three academic journals, and on the advisory board for four university centers. He has won numerous awards for both his teaching and his research. He regularly teaches courses in both principles of economics and public economics, and gives lectures at economic education outreach programs. He is a Visiting Scholar in Entrepreneurship in the School of Business Administration at The Citadel.

David A. Macpherson is E. M. Stevens Professor of Economics at Trinity University, San Antonio.

The Economic Way of Thinking
The Economic Approach
Some Tools of the Economist
Markets and Government
Supply, Demand, and the Market Process
Supply and Demand: Applications and Extensions
Difficult Cases for the Market and the Role of Government
The Economics of Collective Decision Making
Core Macroeconomics
Taking the Nation's Economic Pulse
Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation
An Introduction to Basic Macroeconomic Markets
Dynamic Change, Economic Fluctuations, and the AD-AS Model
Fiscal Policy, Historical Perspective and the Keynesian View
Fiscal Policy, Incentives, and Secondary Effects
Money and the Banking System
Modern Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy
Stabilization Policy, Output, and Employment
Creating an Environment for Growth and Prosperity
Institutions, Policies, and Cross-Country Differences in Income and Growth
International Economics
Gaining from International Trade
International Finance and the Foreign Exchange Market
Applying the Basics: Special Topics in Economics
Government Spending and Taxation
The Internet: How Is it Changing the Economy? 3 the Economics of Social Security
The Stock Market: Its Function, Performance, and Potential as an Investment
The Crisis of 2008: Causes and Lessons for the Future
Lessons from the Great Depression
Lessons from the Japanese Experience
The Federal Budget and the National Debt
The Economics of Health Care
School Choice: Can it Improve the Quality of Education?
Is Discrimination Responsible for the Earnings Difference between Men and Women?
Do Labor Unions Increase the Wages of Workers?
are We Running Out of Resources?
Difficult Environmental Cases and the Role of Government
General Business and Economic Indicators
Answers to Selected Critical Analysis Questions
Glossary
Credits
Index