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ISBN-10: 0618179739

ISBN-13: 9780618179732

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: William Boyes

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List price: $130.36
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Pages: 874
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

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…    

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…