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Author: Paul A Samuelson; William D Nordhaus
Publisher: Boston, Mass : McGraw-Hill, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 19th edView all editions and formats
Samuelson's text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text, and he has revised the book to be as current and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Samuelson; William D Nordhaus
ISBN: 0073511293 9780073511290
OCLC Number: 475751967
Description: 715 s
Contents: PART ONE BASIC CONCEPTSChapter 1The Central Concepts of Economics Chapter 2The Modern Mixed Economy Chapter 3Basic Elements of Supply and Demand PART TWOMICROECONOMICS: SUPPLY, DEMAND, AND PRODUCT MARKETSChapter 4Supply and Demand: Elasticity and ApplicationsChapter 5Demand and Consumer Behavior Chapter 6Production and Business Organization Chapter 7Analysis of Costs Chapter 8Analysis of Perfectly Competitive Markets Chapter 9Imperfect Competition and Monopoly Chapter 10Competition Among the FewChapter 11Economics of UncertaintyPART THREE. FACTOR MARKETS: LABOR, LAND, AND CAPITALChapter 12How Markets Determine IncomesChapter 13The Labor Market Chapter 14Land, Natural Resources, and the EnvironmentChapter 15Capital, Interest, and ProfitsPART FOUR.APPLICATIONS OF ECONOMIC PRINCIPLESChapter 16Government Taxation and Expenditure Chapter 17Efficiency vs. Equality: The Big Tradeoff Chapter 18International Trade PART FIVE. MACROECONOMICS: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND BUSINESS CYCLESChapter 19Overview of Macroeconomics Chapter 20Measuring Economic ActivityChapter 21Consumption and Investment Chapter 22Business Cycles and Aggregate Demand Chapter 23Money and Financial MarketsChapter 24Monetary Policy and the EconomyPART SIX. GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMYChapter 25 Economic Growth Chapter 26The Challenge of Economic Development Chapter 27Exchange Rates and the International Financial System Chapter 28Open-Economy Macroeconomics PART SEVEN. UNEMPLOYMENT, INFLATION, AND ECONOMIC POLICYChapter 29Unemployment and the Foundations of Aggregate Supply Chapter 30InflationChapter 31The Frontiers of Macroeconomics


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