In Economics: Concepts and Applications you will read about all parts of the economy. You will learn what causes the economy to do well one year and not so well the next.
You will read about the kind of economy we have in the United States. And you will read about other economies in other nations. You will read about banks and how they do business. You will learn about money and its role in the economy.
Finally you will learn about how the economy in the United States depends on economies in other nations. You will read about trade and how nations decide what to trade.
Every time you make a purchase, you affect the economy. As you read, think about other ways you are a part of the economy. Think about all the ways the economy affects your life.