The Economics of Public Issues, 8th Edition

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9780060448509: The Economics of Public Issues, 8th Edition

For years, The Economics of Public Issues has shown students the power of economics in explaining the world around us. The thirteenth edition continues the tradition of illustrating traditional economic principles through contemporary issues by offering ten all-new chapters on compelling topics such as the costs of terrorism, deregulation of energy in California, and the Internet economy. The authors' clear presentation and straightforward applications make the study of economics entertaining and informative. The Economics of Public Issues is an essential source of engaging, relevant readings for a principles of economics course, and an excellent way to spark independent thinking and classroom discussions in political economy, public policy, and social issues courses.

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A superb supplement to economic learning, The Economics of Public Issues features short chapters that provide application of economics to current issues in everyday life. The authors examine the principles of economic analysis; supply and demand; market structures; and labor and human capital, to contemporary issues such as "killer airbags", bankrupt landlords, merger mania, and the effects of the minimum wage. Now in its Eleventh Edition, this always-topical text continues to inform and elucidate.

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An introduction to basic economic concepts and topics from a largely free-market perspective. Concepts are discussed using examples from current public issues ranging from communism to prostitution to the minimum wage. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Daniel K Benjamin; Douglass C North; Roger LeRoy Miller
Published by Longman Higher Education (1990)
ISBN 10: 0060448504 ISBN 13: 9780060448509
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