An Introduction to Economics. Part I: ECONOMICS: THE SCIENCE OF SCARCITY. 1. What Economics Is About. Appendix A: Working with Diagrams. Appendix B: Should You Major in Economics? 2. Production Possibilities Frontier Framework.3. Supply and Demand: Theory. 4. Prices: Free, Controlled, and Relative. 5. Supply, Demand, and Price: Applications. Macroeconomics. Part II: MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS. 6. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part I: Prices and Unemployment. 7. Macroeconomic Measurements, Part II: GDP and Real GDP. Part III: MACROECONOMIC STABILITY, INSTABILITY, AND FISCAL POLICY. 8. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 9. Classical Macroeconomics and the Self-Regulating Economy. 10. Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Instability: A Critique of the Self-Regulating Economy. 11. Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget. Part IV: MONEY, THE ECONOMY, AND MONETARY POLICY. 12. Money, Banking and the Financial System.13. The Federal Reserve System. Appendix C: The Market for Reserves (or the Federal Funds Market). 14. Money and the Economy.15. Monetary Policy. Appendix D: Bond Prices and Interest Rates. Part V: EXPECTATIONS AND GROWTH. 16. Expectations Theory and the Economy. 17. Economic Growth: Resources, Technology, Ideas, and Institutions. Part VI: GOVERNMENT AND THE ECONOMY. 18. Debates in Macroeconomics Over the Role and Effects of Government. Microeconomics. Part VII: MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS. 19. Elasticity. 20. Consumer Choice: Maximizing Utility and Behavioral Economics. Appendix E: Budget Constraint and Indifference Curve Analysis. 21. Production and Costs. Part VII: PRODUCT MARKETS AND POLICIES. 22. Perfect Competition. 23. Monopoly. 24. Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Game Theory. 25. Government and Product Markets: Antitrust and Regulation. Part IX: FACTOR MARKETS AND RELATED ISSUES. 26. Factor Markets: With Emphasis on the Labor Market. 27. Wages, Unions, and Labor. 28. The Distribution of Income and Poverty. 29. Interest, Rent, and Profit. Part X: MARKET FAILURE, PUBLIC CHOICE, AND SPECIAL-INTEREST-GROUP POLITICS. 30. Market Failure: Externalities, Public Goods, and Asymmetric Information.31. Public Choice and Special-Interest-Group Politics. Part XI: ECONOMICS THEORY-BUILDING AND EVERYDAY LIFE. 32. Building Theories to Explain Everyday Life: From Observations to Questions to Theories to Predictions. The Global Economy. Part XII: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION. 33. International Trade. 34. International Finance. Web Chapters. 35. The Economic Case For and Against Government: Five Topics Considered. 36. Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options.