Table of contents for Issues in economics today / Robert C. Guell.

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Chapter 1 Economics: The Study of Opportunity Cost Appendix 1A Graphing: Yes, You Can. Chapter 2 Supply and Demand Chapter 3 The Concept of Elasticity and Consumer and Producer Surplus Chapter 4 Firm Production, Cost, and Revenue Chapter 5 Perfect Competition, Monopoly, and Economic versus Normal Profit Chapter 6 Every Macroeconomic Word You Ever Heard: Gross Domestic Product, Inflation, Unemployment, Recession, and Depression Chapter 7 Interest Rates and Present Value Chapter 8 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Chapter 9 Federal Spending Chapter 10 Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt Chapter 11 Fiscal Policy Chapter 12 Monetary Policy Chapter 13 International Trade: Does it Jeopardize American Jobs? Chapter 14 The International Monetary Fund: Doctor or Witch Doctor? Chapter 15 NAFTA, CAFTA, GATT, WTO: Are Trade Agreements Good for Us? Chapter 16 Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Prostitution Chapter 17 The Environment Chapter 18 Health Care Chapter 19 Government Provided Health Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, and the Child Health Insurance Program Chapter 20 The Economics of Prescription Drugs Chapter 21 The Economics of Crime Chapter 22 Education Chapter 23 Poverty and Welfare Chapter 24 Social Security Chapter 25 Head Start Chapter 26 The Economics of Race and Sex Discrimination Chapter 27 Farm Policy Chapter 28 Minimum Wage Chapter 29 Rent Control Chapter 30 Ticket Brokers and Ticket Scalping Chapter 31 Personal Income Taxes Chapter 32 Antitrust Chapter 33 Energy Prices Chapter 34 If We Build It, Will They Come? And Other Sports Questions Chapter 35 The Stock Market and Crashes Chapter 36 Unions Chapter 37 The Cost of War Chapter 38 The Economics of Terrorism Chapter 39 Wal-Mart: Always Low Prices (And Low Wages) – Always Chapter 40 The Economic Impact of Casino Gambling Chapter 41 Why College Textbooks Cost So Much Glossary Index

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