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The Economy Today

The Economy Today

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  • Explicit Policy Orientation.
    Schiller tightens the link between theory and policy by repeatedly referring to the policy sequence of goal-setting, strategy development, and tactical choices - all rooted in economic theory, increasing understanding and more clearly defining policy methods for the principles student. "The Economy Today" uses economic policy to show the reality and relevance of economics; every chapter starts and ends with policy issues and contains a wealth of real-world applications.

  • Clear, Approachable Theory.
    In addition to an abundance of real-world applications, clear, approachable theory helps professors teach economics, not just increase awareness of policy issues. To that end, "The Economy Today" provides a logically organized and uncluttered theoretical structure for macro, micro, and international theory in a lively, student-friendly manner.

  • Core Questions.
    "The Economy Today" utilizes the core questions of economics: what, how, and for whom. What goods and services does the United States produce? How is that output produced? For whom is the output produced? The author challenges students to consider who best answers these questions -the market or the government-allowing students to think analytically and critically about our economy today.

  • New Chapter on Global Poverty.
    Brad Schiller is a leading authority in Global Poverty and introduces this important issue to the principles course with this new chapter. An array of global data, theory and policy combine to make an engaging and eye-opening study of this world-wide issue.

  • Chapter-Level Learning Objectives.
    Core learning objectives have been added to the first page of each chapter. After reading a chapter, students should have mastered these core concepts. Discussion questions and problems at the end of the chapter and in the Test Banks are tagged according to these learning objectives, as are other ancillary materials such as the PowerPoint slides in the class presentation materials, the Instructor's Manual, and the Student Study Guide.
  • 11 edition.