Economics of social issues /Material type: BookSeries: Economics of social issues.Edition: Twenty-first Edition.Description: pages cm.ISBN: 9780078021916 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Economics | Social problems
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Epoka University Library
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Revised edition of Economics of social issues, 2013.
Preface -- Alleviating human misery: the role of economic reasoning -- Economic systems, resource allocation, and social well-being : lessons from China's transition -- Government control of prices in mixed systems : who are the winners and losers? -- Pollution problems : must we foul our own nests? -- Economics of crime and its prevention : how much is too much? -- The economics of education : crisis and reform -- Poverty amidst plenty : an American paradox -- The economics of monopoly power : can markets be controlled? -- The economics of professional sports : what is the real score? -- Competition in the global marketplace : should we protect ourselves from international trade? -- Economic growth : why is the economic road so bumpy? -- Money, banking, and the financial system : old problems with new twists -- Unemployment and inflation : can we find a balance? -- Government spending, taxation, and the national debt : who wins and who loses? -- Social security and medicare : how secure is our safety net for the elderly? -- Glossary -- Index.