skip to content
Economics : principles and policy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Economics : principles and policy

Author: William J Baumol; Alan S Blinder
Publisher: Mason, Ohio : Thomson Learning/South-Western, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [International student ed.]View all editions and formats

Uses the aggregate supply/ aggregate demand model as a fundamental tool for learning macroeconomics. This book presents complicated concepts in a straightforward manner. It uses puzzles, issues, and  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Baumol; Alan S Blinder
ISBN: 0324323433 9780324323436
OCLC Number: 122368235
Description: xxxiii, 796 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I. GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH ECONOMICS 1. What IsEconomics? 2. The Economy: Myth and Reality 3. The Fundamental Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice 4. Supply and Demand: An Initial Look PART II. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF DEMAND AND SUPPLY 5. Consumer Choice: Individual and Market Demand 6. Demand and Elasticity 7. Production, Inputs, andCost: Building Blocks for Supply Analysis 8. Output, Price, and Profit: The Importance of Marginal Analysis 9. The Economics of the Stock Market PART III. MARKETS AND THE PRICE SYSTEM 10. The Firm and the Industry under Perfect Competition 11. Monopoly 12. Between Competition and Monopoly 13. Limiting Market Power: Regulation and Antitrust PART IV. THE VIRTUES AND LIMITATIONS OF MARKETS 14. The Price System and the Case for Free Markets 15. The Market Mechanism: Shortcomings and Remedies 16. Innovation and Growth: The Free Market's Greatest Triumph 17. Externalities, the Environment and Natural Resources 18. Taxation and Resource Allocation PART V. THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME 19. Pricing the Factors of Production 20. Labor: The Human Input 21. Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination PART VI. THE MACROECONOMY: AGGREGATE SUPPLYAND DEMAND 22. The Realm of Macroeconomics 23. The Goals of Macroeconomic Policy 24. Economic Growth: Theory and Policy 25. Aggregate Demand and the Powerful Consumer 26. Demand-Side Equilibrium: Unemployment or Inflation? 27. Supply-Side Equilibrium: Unemployment and Inflation? PART VII. FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICY 28. Managing Aggregate Demand: Fiscal Policy 29. Money and the Banking System 30. Monetary Policy and the National Economy 31. The Debate Over Monetary and Fiscal Policy 32. Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, and Growth 33. Inflation and Growth: The Phillips Curve PART VIII. THE UNITED STATES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY 34. International Trade and Comparative Advantage 35. The International Monetary System: Order or Disorder? 36. Exchange Rates and the Macroeconomy
Responsibility: William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Economics : principles and policy
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "122368235" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Mason, Ohio
   schema:about <> ; # Volkswirtschaftslehre
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Economics
   schema:bookEdition "[International student ed.]." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <> ; # Alan S. Blinder
   schema:creator <> ; # William J. Baumol
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Economics : principles and policy"@en ;
   schema:productID "122368235" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Thomson Learning/South-Western
   schema:workExample <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # Thomson Learning/South-Western
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Thomson Learning/South-Western" ;

<> # Volkswirtschaftslehre
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Volkswirtschaftslehre"@en ;

<> # Economics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economics"@en ;

<> # William J. Baumol
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Baumol" ;
   schema:givenName "William J." ;
   schema:name "William J. Baumol" ;

<> # Alan S. Blinder
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Blinder" ;
   schema:givenName "Alan S." ;
   schema:name "Alan S. Blinder" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0324323433" ;
   schema:isbn "9780324323436" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.