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Principles of Economics

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5th
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9780324589979

ISBN10:
0324589972
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/29/2008
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South-Western College Pub
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With its clear and engaging writing style, PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS, 5E, continues to be one of the most popular books on economics available today. Mankiw emphasizes material that you're likely to find interesting about the economy (particularly if you're studying economics for the first time), including real-life scenarios, useful facts, and the many ways economic concepts play a role in the decisions you make every day.

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
Monopolistic Competition
Oligopoly
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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