9780324171914

Essentials of Economics (with Xtra!)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324171914

  • ISBN10:

    0324171919

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/21/2003
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

With an easy-to-understand writing style, ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMICS is the most popular and widely used economics textbook in college Economics classes. Author Greg Mankiw has created a textbook that's accessible to everyone, particularly students encountering economics for the first time -- emphasizing real-life scenarios and engaging facts on the economy and its fundamental principles.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION
1(60)
Ten Principles of Economics
3(16)
Thinking Like an Economist
19(26)
Interdependence and the Gains from Trade
45(16)
PART 2 SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK
61(74)
The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
63(26)
Elasticity and Its Application
89(24)
Supply, Demand, and Government Policies
113(22)
PART 3 SUPPLY AND DEMAND II: MARKETS AND WELFARE
135(66)
Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
137(22)
Application: The Costs of Taxation
159(16)
Application: International Trade
175(26)
PART 4 THE ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR
201(40)
Externalities
203(20)
Public Goods and Common Resources
223(18)
PART 5 FIRM BEHAVIOR AND THE ORGANIZATION OF INDUSTRY
241(80)
The Costs of Production
243(22)
Firms in Competitive Markets
265(24)
Monopoly
289(32)
PART 6 THE DATA OF MACROECONOMICS
321(38)
Measuring a Nation's Income
323(20)
Measuring the Cost of Living
343(16)
PART 7 THE REAL ECONOMY IN THE LONG RUN
359(90)
Production and Growth
361(24)
Saving, Investment, and the Financial System
385(22)
The Basic Tools of Finance
407(16)
Unemployment and Its Natural Rate
423(26)
PART 8 MONEY AND PRICES IN THE LONG RUN
449(48)
The Monetary System
451(18)
Money Growth and Inflation
469(28)
PART 9 SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS
497(60)
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
499(32)
The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
531(26)
Glossary 557(6)
Index 563

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