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In writing this textbook, Mankiw has tried to put himself in the position of someone seeing economics for the first time. The author's conversational writing style is superb for presenting the politics and science of economic theories to tomorrow's decision-makers. Because Mankiw wrote it for the students, the book stands out among all other principles texts by encouraging students to apply an economic way of thinking in their daily lives. Receiving such a praise as "perhaps the best ever" textbook in economic principles, it's no wonder Mankiw's prize project has quickly become one of the most successful books ever to be published in the college marketplace.
PART I. INTRODUCTION 1. Ten Principles of Economics 2. Thinking Like an Economist 3. Interdependence and the Gains from Trade PART II. SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK 4. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand 5. Elasticity and Its Application 6. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies PART III. SUPPLY AND DEMAND II: MARKETS AND WELFARE 7. Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets 8. Application: The Costs of Taxation 9. Application: International Trade PART IV. THE ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR 10. Externalities 11. Public Goods and Common Resources 12. The Design of the Tax System PART V. FIRM BEHAVIOR AND THE ORGANIZATION OF INDUSTRY 13. The Costs of Production 14. Firms in Competitive Markets 15. Monopoly 16. Oligopoly 17. Monopolistic Competition PART VI. THE ECONOMICS OF LABOR MARKETS 18. The Markets for the Factors of Production 19. Earnings and Discrimination 20. Income Inequality and Poverty PART VII. TOPICS FOR FURTHER STUDY 21. The Theory of Consumer Choice 22. Frontiers in Microeconomics
Posted January 14, 2011
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