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ISBN-10: 061812795X

ISBN-13: 9780618127955

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: William J. Boyes, Michael Melvin

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List price: $93.55
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

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…    

Contents Note: Each chapter begins with a Preview and includes a Summary, Key Terms, Exercises, and Internet Exercises/Resources. I. Introduction to the Price System 1. Economics: The World Around You The Definition of Economics The Economic Approach Economic Insight: "Free" Air? Economically Speaking: "Pumped Up Over Cheap Gas?" Appendix to Chapter 1: Working with Graphs Reading Graphs Constructing a Graph Slopes 2. Choice, Opportunity Costs, and Specialization Opportunity Costs Specialization and Trade Economically Speaking: "The Car Sector Braces for Stiffer Competition" 3. Markets, Demand and Supply, and the Price System Markets Demand Supply Equilibrium: Putting Demand and Supply…