Schaum's Easy Outline of Principles of Economics / Edition 1

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Overview

If your life is too busy to spend hours ploughing through weighty textbooks, and you need every study minute to count, Schaum's Easy Outline of Principles of Economics is perfect for you! This super-condensed, high-torque study guide gives you what you need to know in a fraction of the time. Get the essence of principles of economics the easy way. Schaum's Easy Outline of Principles of Economics helps you master principles of economics with plenty of illustrations, memory joggers, and the newest, rapid-absorption teaching techniques. Backed by Schaum's reputation for academic authority, this is the study guide students turn to and trust. Students know that Schaum's is going to be there for them when they need it!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071398732
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/21/2003
  • Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,123,454
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dominic Salvatore, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Economics and Department Chairman at Fordham University in New York. He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and Chairman of the Economics Section. Professor Salvatore is consultant to the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Economic Policy Institute, and several banks and international corporations. He received many awards including the City University of New York's "Achievement Award." Professor Salvatore has published 34 books, among which International Economics, 6/e (Prentice Hall, 1998) is the leading international text in the United States. Professor Salvatore has published over 100 articles in leading economics journals and has given more than 150 lectures around the world and was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Vienna, Rome, and Trieste and at the Central Bank of China. He is a regular contributor to several leading financial newspapers.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Economics 1
Chapter 2 Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium 13
Chapter 3 Unemployment, Inflation, and National Income 25
Chapter 4 Consumption, Investment, Net Exports, and Government Expenditures 37
Chapter 5 Traditional Keynesian Approach to Equilibrium Output 46
Chapter 6 Fiscal Policy 56
Chapter 7 The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy 64
Chapter 8 Monetary Policy and Fiscal Policy 74
Chapter 9 Economic Growth and Productivity 81
Chapter 10 International Trade and Finance 88
Chapter 11 Theory of Consumer Demand and Utility 96
Chapter 12 Production Costs 104
Chapter 13 Perfect Competition 111
Chapter 14 Monopoly 118
Chapter 15 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly 125
Chapter 16 Demand for Economic Resources 132
Chapter 17 Pricing of Wages, Rent, Interest, and Profits 139
Index 149
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