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Principles of Economics, Global Edition
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PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS, GLOBAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY CASE, KARL E.; FAIR, RAY C.; OSTER, SHARON E.

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9781292152561
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12TH EDITION
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PAGES
816 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
04 MAR 2016

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For the two-semester course in Principles of Economics. An Introduction to the Functioning of the Economy and the Power and Breadth of EconomicsReviewers tell us that Case/Fair/Oster is one of the all-time bestselling Principles of Economics texts because they trust it to be clear, thorough, and complete. Readers of Principles of Economics, Twelfth Edition, Global Edition, come away with a basic understanding of how market economies function, an appreciation for the things they do well, and a sense of things they do poorly. With the latest research and added exercises, students begin to learn the art and science of economic thinking and start to look at some policy and even personal decisions in a different way. MyEconLab not included. Students, if MyEconLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyEconLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Also Available with MyEconLab (R)This title is also available with MyEconLab-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyEconLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

CONTENTS

Part I: Introduction To Economics 1. The Scope and Method of Economics 2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice 3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium 4. Demand and Supply Applications 5. Elasticity Part II: The Market System 6. Household Behavior and Consumer Choice 7. The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms 8. Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions 9. Long-Run Costs and Output Decisions 10. Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets 11. Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision 12. General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition Part III: Market Imperfections and the Role of Government13. Monopoly and Antitrust Policy 14. Oligopoly 15. Monopolistic Competition 16. Externalities, Public Goods, and Common Resources 17. Uncertainty and Asymmetric Information 18. Income Distribution and Poverty 19. Public Finance: The Economics of Taxation Part IV: Concepts and Problems in Macroeconomics20. Introduction to Macroeconomics 21. Measuring National Output and National Income 22. Unemployment, Inflation, and Long-Run Growth Part V: The Core of Macroeconomic Theory23. Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output 24. The Government and Fiscal Policy 25. Money, the Federal Reserve, and the Interest Rate 26. The Determination of Aggregate Output, the Price Level, and the Interest Rate 27. Policy Effects and Cost Shocks in the AS/AD Model 28. The Labor Market in the Macroeconomy Part VI: Further Macroeconomics Issues29. Financial Crises, Stabilization, and Deficits 30. Household and Firm Behavior in the Macroeconomy: A Further Look 31. Long-Run Growth 32. Alternative Views in Macroeconomics Part VII: The World Economy 33. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism 34. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates 35. Economic Growth in Developing Economies Part VIII: Methodology 36. Critical Thinking about Research