- Chapter 1: First Peoples: Populating The Planet, To 10,000 B.c.e.
- Chapter 10: The Worlds Of European Christendom, 5001300
- Chapter 11: The Worlds Of Islam: Afro-eurasian Connections, 6001500
- Chapter 12: Pastoral Peoples On The Global Stage: The Mongol Moment, 12001500
- Chapter 13: The Worlds Of The Fifteenth Century
- Chapter 14: Empires And Encounters, 14501750
- Chapter 15: Global Commerce, 14501750
- Chapter 16: Religion And Science, 14501750
- Chapter 17: Atlantic Revolutions And Their Echoes, 17501914
- Chapter 18: Revolutions Of Industrialization, 17501914
- Chapter 19: Internal Troubles, External Threats: China, The Ottoman Empire, And Japan, 18001914
- Chapter 2: First Farmers: The Revolutions Of Agriculture, 10,000 B.c.e.3000 B.c.e.
- Chapter 20: Colonial Encounters, 17501914
- Chapter 21: The Collapse And Recovery Of Europe, 19141970s
- Chapter 22: The Rise And Fall Of World Communism, 1917present
- Chapter 23: Independence And Development In The Global South, 1914present
- Chapter 24: Accelerating Global Interaction, Since 1945
- Chapter 3: First Civilizations: Cities, States, And Unequal Societies, 3500 B.c.e.500 B.c.e.
- Chapter 4: Eurasian Empires, 500 B.c.e.500 C.e.
- Chapter 5: Eurasian Cultural Traditions, 500 B.c.e.500 C.e.
- Chapter 6: Eurasian Social Hierarchies, 500 B.c.e.500 C.e.
- Chapter 7: Classical Era Variations: Africa And The Americas, 500 B.c.e.1200 C.e.
- Chapter 8: Commerce And Culture, 5001500
- Chapter 9: China And The World: East Asian Connections, 5001300
- Chapter P: Prolouge
Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources - Solutions by Chapter
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total revenue minus total explicit cost
a person who is performing an act for another person, called the principal
a situation in which exports equal imports
a government regulation specifying a minimum amount of bank capital
the property whereby countries that start off poor tend to grow more rapidly than countries that start off rich
the interest rate on the loans that the Fed makes to banks
the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk with a large number of smaller, unrelated risks
input costs that require an outlay of money by the firm
Federal Reserve (Fed)
the central bank of the United States
law of supply and demand
the claim that the price of any good adjusts to bring the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded for that good into balance
the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”
the study of economy-wide phenomena, including inflation, unemployment, and economic growth
marginal product of labor
the increase in the amount of output from an additional unit of labor
isk that affects all companies in the stock market
the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets
two goods with right-angle indifference curves
price elasticity of supply
a measure of how much the quantity supplied of a good responds to a change in the price of that good, computed as the percentage change in quantity supplied divided by the percentage change in price
a legal minimum on the price at which a good can be sold
two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to an increase in the demand for the other
tax on goods produced abroad and sold domestically