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Tim Taylor’s Principles of Economics 2e Page 2 About the author/book: Tim Taylor’s career has been devoted to making complex economic ideas clear to students, policy makers and other professional economists. Taylor is the founding and only managing editor of the American Economic Association’s Journal of Economic Perspectives, which for more than 20 years has been an accessible source for state-of-the art economic thinking. Tim has won numerous teaching awards from his teaching stints at institutions like Stanford, the University of Minnesota and Macalester College. More about Tim Taylor’s Principles of Economics 2e (and Macro/Micro splits): Taylor 2e is a mainstream book; it covers all the main topics in a balanced way Taylor writes about the subject with no ideological axe to grind. Book is remarkably well written with clear examples; comprehensive, but no fluff. Focus on helping students solve problems – Taylor walks students through the problem-solving process. Coverage of international issues is integrated throughout, not tacked on as an afterthought. Treats the 2008 meltdown conceptually through the use of building blocks: bubbles, the housing market, the lender of last resort, banking, and what the Fed can do (quantitative easing). Careful attention to the budget deficit, the role that government spending can play in stimulating short-term growth, and how to think about the long-term implications. In micro section, "topics" chapters allow faculty to extend and apply analysis in the areas of their choice. Student Problems/Solutions manual is no-nonsense – lots of good problems that require drawing graphs and writing answers. Now accompanied by Sapling Learning’s interactive homework solution! www.saplinglearning.com Chapter 1: The Interconnected Economy Chapter 2: Choice in a World of Scarcity Chapter 3: International Trade Chapter 4: Demand and Supply Chapter 5: Labor and Financial Capital Markets Chapter 6: Globalization and Protectionism Chapter 7: Elasticity Chapter 8: Household Decision Making Chapter 9: Cost and Industry Structure Chapter 10: Perfect Competition Chapter 11: Monopoly Chapter 12: Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly Chapter 13: Competition and Public Policy Chapter 14: Environmental Protection and Negative Externalities Chapter 15: Technology, Positive Externalities, and Public Goods Chapter 16: Poverty and Economic Inequality Chapter 17: Issues in Labor Markets: Unions, Discrimination, Immigration Chapter 18: Information, Risk and Insurance Chapter 19: Financial Markets Chapter 20: Public Choice For Instructors: Test Item File Computerized Test Bank Power Point Slides (Distributed on a Compact Disk) Chapter 21: The Macroeconomic Perspective Chapter 22: Economic Growth Chapter 23: Unemployment Chapter 24: Inflation Chapter 25: The Balance of Trade Chapter 26: The Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Chapter 27: The Keynesian Perspective Chapter 28: The Neoclassical Perspective Chapter 29: Money and Banks Chapter 30: Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation Chapter 31: Exchange Rates and International Capital Flows Chapter 32: Government Budgets and Fiscal Policy Chapter 33: Government Borrowing and National Chapter 34: Macroeconomic Policy around the World Appendix to Chapter 1: Interpreting Graphics Appendix to Chapter 8: Indifference Curves Appendix to Chapter 19: Present Discounted Value Appendix to Chapter 27: An Algebraic Approach to the Expenditure-Output Model To Review Online Textbook: www.textbookmedia.com To Request Paperback: email@example.com
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