Essentials of Economics / Edition 2

Essentials of Economics / Edition 2

by Paul Krugman, Robin Wells, Kathryn Graddy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1429218290

ISBN-13: 9781429218290

Pub. Date: 10/01/2010

Publisher: Worth Publishers

Essentials of Economics brings the makes the same captivating writing and innovative features of Krugman/Wells to the one-term combined micro/macro course. Adapted by Martha Olney (coauthor of the Krugman/Wells study guide and overall coordinator of its media/supplements package), it is the ideal text for teaching basic economic principles in a real-world…  See more details below

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Essentials of Economics brings the makes the same captivating writing and innovative features of Krugman/Wells to the one-term combined micro/macro course. Adapted by Martha Olney (coauthor of the Krugman/Wells study guide and overall coordinator of its media/supplements package), it is the ideal text for teaching basic economic principles in a real-world context to students who are not planning to continue up the economics curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429218290
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. What is Economics?
1. First Principles
2. Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade
Appendix: Graphs in Economics

Part 2. Supply and Demand
3. Supply and Demand
4. Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets
5. Elasticity and Taxation

Part 3. The Production Decision
6. Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs
7. Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve

Part 4. Beyond Perfect Competition
8. Monopoly, Oligopoly, and Monopolistic Competition
9. Externalities and Public Goods

Part 5. Introduction to Macroeconomics
10. Macroeconomics: The Big Picture
11. GP and the CPI: Tracking the Macroeconomy
12. Unemployment and Inflation

Part 6. Economic Growth and Fluctuations
13. Long-Run Economic Growth
14. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

Part 7. Stabilization Policy
15. Fiscal Policy
16. Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve System
17. Monetary Policy
18. Crises and Consequences
 
Part 8. The International Economy
19. International Trade, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates

 

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