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Chapter 22: I have added a discussion of recent proposals to use behav-

ioral incentives to increase retirement savings.


Chapter 23: I have added a discussion of the debate over the taxation of
capital gains during the 2008 presidential election.
Chapter 24: A new introduction focuses on President Barack Obamas
proposed reforms of the taxation of international income for U.S. busi-
nesses. The application on Executive Compensation and the Agency
Problem has been updated to reflect the renewed focus on executive
compensation during the financial meltdown of 20082009.

Supplements and Media Package


For Students and Instructors
The books Companion Web Site (www.worthpublishers.com/gruber) has
been created to help students learn more effectively and to provide valuable
tools for professors teaching the course.
For students, the Web site provides the following features:
Self-Test Quizzes Students can test their knowledge of the material
in the book by taking a multiple-choice quiz about each chapter in the
text. Students receive immediate feedback, including a hint to the cor-
rect response and a page number in the text where they can study
further. All student answers are saved in an online database that can be
accessed by instructors.
Flashcards Students may review their knowledge of key terms by
studying the definitions and testing themselves with these electronic
flashcards.
Research Center This tool allows students to easily and effectively
locate outside resources and readings on the Web that relate to topics
covered in the textbook. Each URL is accompanied by a description of
the site and its relevance to the chapter.
Student PowerPoint Slides This version of the PowerPoint presen-
tation created by Fernando Quijano of Dickinson State University is ideal
for students who need extra help in understanding the concepts in each
chapter. This resource enables students to review and independently
prepare for classroom lectures. The PowerPoint presentation for each
chapter comes complete with notes, summaries, and graphics.
For instructors, the Web site provides the following features:
Quiz Gradebook All student answers to the self-test quizzes are saved
in an online database that can be accessed by instructors. Instructors can
view and export reports of their students practice activity.
Lecture PowerPoint Presentations A series of PowerPoint slides,
created by Fernando Quijano of Dickinson State University, provides
comprehensive coverage of the material in each chapter. The slides are

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