For principles of economics, public policy, and social issues courses.
Brief, relevant readings that spark independent thinking and classroom discussions
The Economics of Public Issues is a collection of brief, relevant readings that spark independent thinking and classroom discussion in principles of economics and social issues. The 20th Edition encourages students to apply theoretical discussions to today’s important issues to gain a deeper understanding of current microeconomic policy concerns.
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Roger LeRoy Miller received his PhD from the University of Chicago. Miller is a legal specialist and author of numerous books on law and the legal environment, including criminal procedure. In addition, Miller has authored books on the war on drugs, the economics of crime and criminal behavior, and on related topics.
Daniel K. Benjamin is an Alumni Distinguished Professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia and completed his PhD in economics in 1975 at the University of California at Los Angeles where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow. Benjamin has taught at Montana State University, the University of Washington, and the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Clemson University.
Douglass C. North
Spark independent thinking and classroom discussion
Illustrate the power of economics in explaining the world around us
NEW! The new public issues addressed in this edition possess a sense of immediacy and include the following:
Reflect new evidence and incentives
The following chapters have been updated to bring in important new evidence on an issue, or to incorporate recent legal or institutional changes: