9780324224726

Principles of Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324224726

  • ISBN10:

    0324224729

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/15/2006
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS continues to be the most popular and widely used text in the Economics classroom. The 4th edition features a strong revision of content in all 36 chapters while maintaining the clear and accessible writing style that is the hallmark of the highly respected author. The 4th edition also features an expanded instructor's resource package designed to assist instructors in course planning and classroom presentation and full integration of content with Aplia, the leading online Economics education program. In the 4th edition Greg Mankiw has created a full educational program for students and instructors -- Experience Mankiw 4e. "I have tried to put myself in the position of someone seeing economics for the first time. My goal is to emphasize the material that students should and do find interesting about the study of the economy." - N. Gregory Mankiw.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ten Principles of Economics
Thinking Like an Economist
Appendix
Graphing
A Brief Review
Interdependence and the Gains from Trade
Supply And Demand I: How Markets Work
The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
Elasticity and Its Application
Supply, Demand, and Government Policies
Supply And Demand II: Markets and Welfare
Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
Application: The Costs of Taxation
Application: International Trade
The Economics of Public Sector
Externalities
Public Goods and Common Resources
The Design of the Tax System
Firm Behavior and The Organization Of Industry
The Costs of Production
Firms in Competitive Markets
Monopoly
Oligopoly
Monopolistic Competition
The Economics of Labor Markets
The Markets for the Factors of Production
Earnings and Discrimination
Income Inequality and Poverty
Topics for Further Study
The Theory of Consumer Choice
Frontiers in Microeconomics
The Data of Macroeconomics
Measuring a Nation's Income
Measuring the Cost of Living
The Real Economy in The Long Run
Production and Growth
Saving, Investment, and the Financial System
The Basic Tools of Finance
Unemployment and Its Natural Rate
Money And Prices in The Long Run
The Monetary System
Money Growth and Inflation
The Macroeconomics of Open Economies
Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts
A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy
Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
The Short-Run Tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment
Final Thoughts
Five Debates over Macroeconomic Policy
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