by Walter J. Wessels

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Economics by Walter J. Wessels

Subjects covered include plotting and understanding economics graphs, market equilibrium and the nature of the price system, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and international trade. Books in this series are designed mainly for classroom use, and make excellent supplements to college texts. In adult education or business brush-up programs, they can serve as fine main texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438008776
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Series: Barron's Business Review Series
Edition description: Sixth Edition
Pages: 696
Sales rank: 544,534
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


  • What is Economics All About?
  • How to Use Graphs in Economics
  • Supply and Demand: Part One
  • Supply and Demand: Part Two
  • Measuring National Output
  • Inflation and Unemployment
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics: Output, Growth, and Capital
  • Aggregate Demand and Supply: The Key to Macroeconomics
  • Aggregate Demand in the Private Sector: The Keynesian Model
  • Aggregate Supply and Getting to Full Employment

  • Fiscal Policy: Government Spending and Taxation
  • The Supply of Money
  • Money and Aggregate Demand
  • Inflation and Unemployment
  • Rational Expectations and Other Models of the Business Cycle
  • Open-Market Macroeconomics
  • Elasticity
  • The Theory of Demand
  • Cost and Output
  • Competitive Supply
  • Assymmetric Information
  • Monopolies
  • Between Monopoly and Competition
  • Game Theory
  • Efficiency and Regulation
  • Factor Demand and Productivity
  • Wages, Labor Markets, and Unions
  • Rent, Interest, and Profits
  • Public Choice and Externalities
  • Government Spending and Taxation
  • International Trade



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    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I am in an MBA program and I used this as a study aid for my Economics Midterm. It came in very handy and helped me understand the concepts. It was very easy to read and was a nice supplimental guide. I recommend this book if you need a crash course in Economics or as a study guide.
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    Great study aid and reference for all my microeconomics tests. Explains concepts clearly and directly with the necessary information. Easy read with good examples to relate to. Has supplemental questions and answers with explanations. 
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