Essentials of Economics

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-11-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Building on the tremendous success of their best-selling Principles of Economics text, Brue and McConnell have written a new one semester text to provide a fresh alternative. This new, 18-chapter textbook will appeal to anyone teaching a one-semester introductory course. Brue/McConnell is a patient, substantive treatment of micro and macro economics for the one-semester course with many, up-to-date, motivating examples.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction

Chapter 1: Limits, Alternatives, and Choices

Chapter 2: The Market System and the Circular Flow

Part Two: Price, Quantity, and Efficiency

Chapter 3: Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium

Chapter 4: Elasticity of Demand and Supply

Chapter 5: Market Failure: A Role for Government

Part Three: Product Markets

Chapter 6: Businesses and Their Costs

Chapter 7: Pure Competition

Chapter 8: Pure Monopoly

Chapter 9: Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

Chapter 10: Wage Determination

Chapter 11: Income Inequality and Poverty

Part Four: Macroeconomic Measurement, Models, and Fiscal Policy

Chapter 12: Introduction to GDP, Growth, and Instability

Chapter 13: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

Chapter 14: Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt

Part Five: Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy

Chapter 15: Money and Banking

Chapter 16: Monetary Policy

Part Six: Economic Growth and International Economics

Chapter 17: Economic Growth

Chapter 18: International Trade


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