Contemporary Economics provides solid coverage of fundamental economic topics. Concentrating on the NCEE (National Council on Economic Education) standards, the text moves students from the basic question of ?What Is Economics? through clear and visual explanations of demand, supply, market equilibrium, decision making, market institutions, the national economy, government's role, public policy, and the international economy. This brand new high school instructional package combines comprehensive economic content, sound instructional design, and extensive print and media teaching tools. A wealth of print, video, electronic, and online resources make it simple to address varied learning styles, use formal and informal assessment, and integrate technology where it makes sense to you. Take a tour of the online resources available at the Xtra! Web Site by visiting http://econxtra.swlearning.com. Excellent features allow students to learn economics by experiencing economics.McEachern, William A. is the author of 'Contemporary Economics', published 2004 under ISBN 9780538437004 and ISBN 0538437006.