Basic Economics Today


作者:Eric Bibeau(Clint Kennedy)[作]


出版社:Strategic Book Group

出版地:Durham, Conn


ISBN:978-1-61897-331-3 ; 1-61897-331-2

Synopsis: The economy is in crisis. Many private and public policy economic decisions are not well understood. However, the U.S. can grow in a manner that helps all Americans improve their standard of living. A basic understanding of economics goes a long way toward achieving this goal. ----- Basic Economics Today provides analysis of the major economic issues impacting the United States. This powerful book presents the critical data you need to know, interpretations of that data using economic principles, and finally, conclusions that can be drawn from this information.---- Basic Economics Today empowers students, consumers, companies and government policy makers to understand and implement resource investment decisions on both micro and macro levels.----- What should banks be doing to help homeowners? What are the impacts of higher national debt levels? How can our companies grow and hire employees? Basic objective economics leads the way with strong and sound implications.------ The author's Website provides essential data, commentary and links to major economic and financial sources. Economic data can take hours to find and years to understand. This site provides the economic indicator data from the major sources all in one location. It also offers basic explanations of what the data means.-----

About the Author: Clint Kennedy grew up in New Jersey. He has an MA in economics and has taught at the college level. His next book, Basic Economics Today II, discusses making good investments in hard times, economic indicators, and international impacts on the U.S. ----- ---- read less

  • Cover Page(p.navPoint-1)
  • Title Page(p.navPoint-2)
  • Copyright(p.navPoint-3)
  • Dedication(p.navPoint-4)
  • Introduction(p.navPoint-5)
  • Contents(p.navPoint-6)
  • Chapter 1: Current Topics of the US Economy(p.navPoint-7)
  • Chapter 2: What is Economics?(p.navPoint-8)
  • Chapter 3: Using Economic Indicators(p.navPoint-9)
  • Chapter 4: The Housing Crisis(p.navPoint-10)
  • Chapter 5: The Health Care Crisis(p.navPoint-11)
  • Chapter 6: The Environment(p.navPoint-12)
  • Chapter 7: Education (Elementary and Secondary Public Schools)(p.navPoint-13)
  • Chapter 8: Higher Education(p.navPoint-14)
  • Chapter 9: The Federal Reserve (The “Fed”)(p.navPoint-15)
  • Chapter 10: Free Trade(p.navPoint-16)
  • Chapter 11: Fiscal Stimulus vs. Balancing the Budget(p.navPoint-17)
  • Chapter 12: Terrorism(p.navPoint-18)
  • Chapter 13: Conservatives vs. Liberals(p.navPoint-19)
  • Chapter 14: Investing in Stocks, Bonds and Real Estate(p.navPoint-20)
  • Chapter 15: Consumer Psychology(p.navPoint-21)
  • Chapter 16: Climate Change and Long Term Impacts(p.navPoint-22)
  • Chapter 17: Hot Investment Sectors(p.navPoint-23)
  • Chapter 18: The Economics of Everything (Using Ken Wilbur’s Four–Quadrant Model)(p.navPoint-24)
  • Chapter 19: Overall Conclusions(p.navPoint-25)
  • Chapter 20: The Circular Flow Model With the Needs of the US Economy (An Alternative Way of Viewing the Conclusions)(p.navPoint-26)
  • Glossary(p.navPoint-27)
  • Bibliography(p.navPoint-28)