Economics / Edition 3

Economics / Edition 3

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by Paul Krugman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1429251638

ISBN-13: 9781429251631

Pub. Date: 05/29/2012

Publisher: Worth Publishers

When it comes drawing on enduring economic principles to explain current economic realities, there is no one readers trust more than Paul Krugman. With his bestselling introductory textbook (now in a new edition) the Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist is proving to be equally effective in the classroom, with more and more instructors in all types of schools

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When it comes drawing on enduring economic principles to explain current economic realities, there is no one readers trust more than Paul Krugman. With his bestselling introductory textbook (now in a new edition) the Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist is proving to be equally effective in the classroom, with more and more instructors in all types of schools using Krugman's signature storytelling style to help them introduce the fundamental principles of economics to all kinds of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429251631
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
05/29/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
1200
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1  What Is Economics?
Intro
The Ordinary Business of Life
1 First Principles
2 Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade 25
Appendix Graphs in Economics

PART 2 Supply and Demand
3
Supply and Demand
4 Consumer and Producer Surplus
5 Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets
6 Elasticity

PART 3 Individuals & Markets
7
Taxes
8 International Trade

PART 4 Economics and Decision Making
9
Decision Making by Individuals & Firms
Appendix Toward a Fuller Understanding of Present Value

PART 5 The Consumer
10
The Rational Consumer
Appendix Consumer Preferences and Consumer Choice

PART 6 The Production Decision
11
Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs
12 Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve

PART 7 Market Structure: Beyond Perfect Competition
13
Monopoly
14 Oligopoly
15 Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation

PART 8 Microeconomics and Public Policy
16
Externalities
17 Public Goods & Common Resources
18 The Economics of the Welfare

PART 9 Factor Markets & Risk
19
Factor Markets and the Distribution of Income
Appendix Indifference Curve Analysis of Labor Supply
20 Uncertainty, Risk, and Private Information

PART 10 Introduction to Macroeconomics
21
Macroeconomics: The Big Picture
22 GDP and CPI: Tracking the Macroeconomy
23 Unemployment and Inflation

PART 11 Long-Run Economic Growth
24
Long-Run Economic Growth
25 Savings, Investment Spending, and the Financial System

PART 12 Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
26
Income and Expenditure
Appendix Deriving the Multiplier Algebraically
27 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

PART 13 Stabilization Policy
28
Fiscal Policy
Appendix Taxes and the Multiplier
29 Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve System
30 Monetary Policy
Appendix Reconciling the Two Models of the Interest Rate
31 Inflation, Disinflation, and
Deflation
32 Crises and Consequences

PART 14 Events and Ideas
33
Events and Ideas

PART 15 The Open Economy
34
Open-Economy Macroeconomics

Macroeconomic Data Tables M-1

Solutions to “Check Your Understanding” Questions

Glossary

Index

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