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Essentials of economics : principles and policy

Author: William J Baumol; Alan S Blinder
Publisher: Mason, Ohio : Thomson/South-Western, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Uses the aggregate supply/ aggregate demand model as a fundamental tool for learning macroeconomics. This book provides a balance of theory to application using puzzles, issues, and examples.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Baumol; Alan S Blinder
ISBN: 0324322631 9780324322637 0324316267 9780324316261
OCLC Number: 61356938
Description: xx, 390 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I. Getting Acquainted With Economics --
1. What Is Economics? --
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 and Cost: Building Blocks for Supply Analysis --
8. Output, Price, and Profit: The Importance of Marginal Analysis --
Part III. Markets and the Price System --
9. Monopoly --
10. Between Competition and Monopoly --
11. Pricing the Factors of Production --
12. Labor: The Human Input --
Part IV. The Macroeconomy: Aggregate Supply and Demand --
13. The Realm of Macroeconomics --
14. Economic Growth: Theory and Policy --
15. Aggregate Demand and the Powerful Consumer --
16. Demand-Side Equilibrium: Unemployment or Inflation? --
17. Supply-Side Equilibrium: Unemployment and Inflation?.
Responsibility: William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder.
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