Economics U $ A / Edition 5

Economics U $ A / Edition 5

by Edwin Mansfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393971597

ISBN-13: 9780393971590

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Revised for this Sixth Edition by Nariman Behravesh of Standard & Poor, Economics U$A approaches economic principles from the ground up, with an emphasis on real-world applications and straightforward exposition.

Author Biography: Edwin Mansfield was a longtime professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania. His textbooks have been a staple

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Revised for this Sixth Edition by Nariman Behravesh of Standard & Poor, Economics U$A approaches economic principles from the ground up, with an emphasis on real-world applications and straightforward exposition.

Author Biography: Edwin Mansfield was a longtime professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania. His textbooks have been a staple in economics courses at thousands of colleges and universities around the world. Nariman Behravesh is chief international economist and research director at Standard & Poor. A recognized expert on policy analysis, macroeconomics, and econometrics, he has taught graduate and undergraduate economics courses at the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University, Bryn Mawr College, and Haverford College.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393971590
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Introduction to Economics
Prologue1
Ch. 1What is Economics?9
Ch. 2Markets and Prices34
Pt. 2National Income and Output
Ch. 3National Income and Product63
Ch. 4Business Fluctuations and Unemployment81
Ch. 5The Determination of National Output and the Keynesian Multiplier108
Ch. 6Fiscal Policy and National Output134
Ch. 7Inflation158
Pt. 3Money, Banking, and Stabilization Policy
Ch. 8Money and the Banking System175
Ch. 9The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy197
Ch. 10Stagflation and Anti-inflationary Measures215
Ch. 11Productivity, Growth, and Technology Policy231
Ch. 12Deficits, Public Debt, and the Federal Budget247
Ch. 13Monetary Policy, Interest Rates, and Economic Activity267
Ch. 14Controversies over Stabilization Policy297
Pt. 4Economic Decision Making: The Firm, The Consumer, Society
Ch. 15The Business Firm: Organization, Motivation, and Optimal Input Decisions321
Ch. 16Getting behind the Demand and Supply Curves340
Ch. 17Market Demand and Price Elasticity369
Ch. 18Economic Efficiency, Market Supply, and Perfect Competition394
Ch. 19Monopoly and Its Regulation416
Ch. 20Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Antitrust Policy440
Ch. 21Pollution and the Environment463
Pt. 5The Distribution of Income
Ch. 22The Supply and Demand for Labor481
Ch. 23Interest, Rent, and Profit502
Ch. 24Poverty, Income Inequality, and Discrimination520
Pt. 6Growth, Government, and International Economics
Ch. 25Economic Growth543
Ch. 26Public Goods and the Role of the Government564
Ch. 27International Trade584
Ch. 28Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments602
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index

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