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. 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. Part VII: Public Choice, and Special-Interest-Group Politics. 19. Public Choice and Special-Interest-Group Politics. Part VIII: Economics Theory-Building and Everyday Life. 20. Building Theories to Explain Everyday Life: From Observations to Questions to Theories to Predictions. The Global Economy. Part IX: International Economics and Globalization. 21. International Trade. 22. International Finance. Web Chapters. 23. The Economic Case For and Against Government: Five Topics Considered. 24. Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options.