Format:
DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials, Book
Author:
Taylor, Timothy, 1960- author, speaker.
Title:
Economics / Professor Timothy Taylor.
Edition:
3rd edition ; [PDF workbook version].
Publisher, Date:
[Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, [2005]
℗♭2005.
Description:
6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF course guidebook on compact disc.
Summary:
Provides basic understanding of economic matters that will help explain both the U.S. and global economies on the microeconomics and macroeconomics levels. Defines basics terms used in economics to help non-specialists develop and understanding of how market forces relate to one another and affect fiscal health.
Series:
Great courses, Business & economics.
Great courses (DVD). Business & economics.
Subjects:
Economics.
Microeconomics.
Macroeconomics.
Economics -- History.
Genre:
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Other Author:
Teaching Company.
Recorded Books, LLC.
Notes:
Course no. 550.
Accompanying PDF contains course workbook in CD-ROM format.
The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures.
Lecturer: Professor Timothy Taylor.
DVD; PDF requires Adobe Reader or PDF reader.
For private home use only.
Contents:
How economists think -- Division of labor -- Supply and demand -- Price floors and ceilings -- Elasticity -- The labor market and wages -- Financial markets and rate of return -- Personal investing -- From perfect competition to monopoly -- Antitrust and competition policy -- Regulation and deregulation -- Negative externalities and the environment -- Positive externalities and technology -- Public goods -- Poverty and welfare programs -- Inequality -- Imperfect information and insurance -- Corporate and political governance -- Macroeconomics and GDP -- Economic growth -- Unemployment -- Inflation -- The balance of trade -- Aggregate supply and aggregate demand -- The unemployment/inflation tradeoff -- Fiscal policy and budget deficits -- Countercyclical fiscal policy -- Budget deficits and national saving -- Money and banking -- The Federal Reserve and its powers -- The conduct of monetary policy -- The gains of international trade -- The debates over protectionism -- Exchange rates -- International financial crashes -- A global economic perspective.
ISBN:
9781490689753
1490689753
Publisher Number:
GV0291
550
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
233310
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
1
# System items in:
1