Economics of Social Issues

Economics of Social Issues

ISBN: 9780073402802
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Edition: 18
Publication Date: 2007-10-22
Number of pages: 512
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Sharp/Register/Grimes’ Economics of Social Issues originated the Social Issues approach to teaching basic economic principles. Designed as an introduction to general economics for non-majors, it presents economic concepts as useful tools to analyze contemporary social issues. Each chapter presents economic concepts then places them within the context of very current issues facing society. The book may also be used to supplement principles courses with lively social issues to add relevance to the economic principles being taught.

Economics of Social Issues has garnered a loyal user following for its timely and impartial handling of current social issues that dominate newspapers and television news. As the major social issues facing our society change, so does this textbook. While the issues are contemporary and the supporting information updated, the authors remain objective.

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