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Essentials of economics

Author: Paul R Krugman; Robin Wells; Kathryn Jo Graddy
Publisher: New York, NY : Worth Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Essentials of Economics brings the captivating writing and innovative features of Krugman/Wells to the one-term micro/macro course. It is ideal for teaching basic economic principles in a real-world  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Krugman; Robin Wells; Kathryn Jo Graddy
ISBN: 9781429218290 1429218290
OCLC Number: 700946560
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 561 [45] : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1. What is economics? --
First principles --
Economic models : trade-offs and trade --
Graphs in economics --
Part 2. Supply and demand --
Supply and demand --
The market strikes back --
Elasticity and taxation --
Part 3. The production decision --
Behind the supply curve : inputs and costs --
Perfect competition and the supply curve --
Part 4. Beyond perfect competition --
Monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition --
Externalities and public goods --
Part 5. Introduction to macroeconomics --
Macroeconomics : the big picture --
Tracking the macroeconomy --
Unemployment and inflation --
Part 6. Economic growth and fluctuations --
Long-run economic growth --
Aggregate demand and aggregate supply --
Part 7. Stabilization policy --
Fiscal policy --
Money, banking, and the Federal Reserve system --
Monetary policy --
Part 8. The international economy --
International trade, capital flows, and exchange rates --
Solutions to "check your understanding" questions --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Paul Krugman, Robin Wells, Kathryn Graddy.
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