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Principles of Economics

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9780130957108

ISBN10:
0130957100
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For two-semester courses in Principles of Economics. Written by an award-winning educator and a highly respected macroeconomist, the text is built on the pioneering stories, graphs, and equations pedagogy that's successfully made economics accessible and relevant to all types of students. Student-friendly yet rigorous, this best-selling text helps the student integrate the theory, issues, and policies into an economic way of thinking. Known for it's lively writing style, clear explanations, international perspective, well-crafted graphs, relevant examples, and unparalleled supplements package, the text supports both the instructor and student through this first, often difficult, course in Economics.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1(126)
PART 1: Introduction to Economics 1(126)
1. The Scope and Method of Economics
1(24)
2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
25(20)
3. The Structure of the U.S. Economy: The Private, Public, and International Sectors
45(22)
4. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
67(30)
5. The Price System, Supply and Demand, and Elasticity
97(30)
MICROECONOMICS 127(370)
PART 2: Foundations of Microeconomics: Consumers and Firms 127(170)
6. Household Behavior and Consumer Choice
127(32)
7. The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms
159(24)
8. Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions
183(24)
9. Costs and Output Decisions in the Long Run
207(26)
10. Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets
233(27)
11. Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision
253(20)
12. General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition
273(24)
PART 3: Market Imperfections and the Role of Government 297(132)
13. Monopoly
297(26)
14. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
323(24)
15. Antitrust Policy and Regulations
347(26)
16. Externalities, Public Goods, Imperfect Information, and Social Choice
373(30)
17. Income, Distribution and Poverty
403(26)
PART 4: Current Microeconomic Issues 429(68)
18. Public Finance: The Economics of Taxation
429(22)
19. The Economics of Labor Markets and Labor Unions
451(24)
20. Current Topics of Applied Microeconomics: Health Care, Immigration, and Urban Problems
475(22)
MACROECONOMICS 497(314)
PART 5: Concepts and Problems in Macroeconomics 497(62)
21. Introduction to Macroeconomics
497(20)
22. Measuring National Output and National Income
517(22)
23. Macroeconomic Concerns: Unemployment, Inflation, and Growth
539(20)
PART 6: Macroeconomic Principles and Policy 559(98)
24. Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output
559(24)
25. The Government and Fiscal Policy
583(26)
26. The Money Supply and the Federal Reserve System
609(26)
27. Money Demand, and Equilibrium Interest Rate, and Monetary Policy
635(22)
PART 7: Macroeconomic Analysis and Issues 657(112)
28. Money, the Interest Rate, and Output: Analysis and Policy
657(18)
29. Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Inflation
675(26)
30. The Labor Market, Unemployment, and Inflation
701(20)
31. Deficit Reduction, Fed Behavior, Stabilization, Stock Market Effects, and Macro Issues Abroad
721(20)
32. Household and Firm, Behavior in the Macroeconomy
741(28)
PART 8: Debates in Macroeconomics and Economic Growth 769(42)
33. Debates in Macroeconomics: Monetarism, New Classical Theory, and Supply-Side Economics
769(18)
34. Economic Growth and Productivity
787(24)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 811
PART 9: The Global Economy 811
35. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
811(22)
36. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
833(32)
37. Economic Growth in Developing Nations
865(22)
38. Economies in Transition and Alternative Economic Systems
887
CONCISE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMIC TERMINOLOGY D-1
SOLUTIONS TO EVEN-NUMBERED PROBLEMS S-1
INDEX I-1


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