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Economics for Today (Available Titles CourseMate)

Economics for Today (Available Titles CourseMate)
Author: Irvin B. Tucker
ISBN 13: 9780538469388
ISBN 10: 538469382
Edition: 7
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
Publication Date: 2010-09-13
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 928
List Price: $443.95

This introductory textbook covers the basics of macroeconomics, market structures, microeconomic policy issues, macroeconomic theory and practice, money, banking and monetary policy, and the international economy. Appendices discuss graphing, health care, four-sector circular flow models, supply and demand, and the U.S. gross domestic product and other statistics. A companion CD-ROM contains self-tests, a graphing workshop, interactive games, video lectures, and applications. Tucker teaches at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Teaches the basic operations of the US economy to students who will take a two-term economics course, focusing on supply and demand analysis to explain real-world economic issues. Material is written to be engaging and "student friendly," with coverage of core principles of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Learning features include key concepts, questions and problems, and practice quizes, along with color graphics and photos. This second edition contains online exercises, Internet margin notes, new features highlighting global issues, and visual chapter summaries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)