Essentials of Economics

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-02-06
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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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

Ten Principles of Economics
Thinking Like an Economist
Interdependence and the Gains from Trade
Supply and Demand
How Markets Work
The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
Elasticity and Its Application
Supply, Demand, and Government Policies
Supply and Demand
Markets And Welfare
Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
Application: The Costs of Taxation
Application: International Trade
The Economics of the Public Sector
Public Goods and Common Resources
Firm Behavior and the Organization of Industry
The Costs of Production
Firms in Competitive Markets
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
Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
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