Offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content & student accessibility, this book stands apart with its emphasis on intriguing applications that convey the prevalence of economics in everyday life. By applying economics to phenomenon that readers are familiar with & interested in, this book demonstrates like no other text how economic analysis can be applied to virtually anything of interest, thus helping the reader develop true economic intuition. Additional features include a unique active-learning format, an emphasis on developing economic analysis skills, & an outstanding visual program for exhibits & graphs. Content highlights include balanced presentation of major macro theories; a micro presentation that centers around the trilogy of objectives, constraints, & choices; thorough integration of international topics; & fully-integrated Internet features that offer hands-on exercises foe exploring economics on-line. Economics, 5e is also available in micro & macro paperback splits.Roger A. Arnold is the author of 'Economics', published 2000 under ISBN 9780324072792 and ISBN 0324072791.