Principles of Economics, 8th Edition

Book Description

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
Ch 1: Ten Principles of Economics
Ch 2: Thinking Like an Economist
Ch 3: Interdependence and the Gains from Trade

Part II: How Work
Ch 4: The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
Ch 5: Elasticity and Its Application
Ch 6: Supply, Demand, and Government Policies

Part III: Markets and Welfare
Ch 7: Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
Ch 8: Application: The Costs of Taxation
Ch 9: Application: International Trade

Part IV: The Economics of the Public Sector
Ch 10: Externalities
Ch 11: Public Goods and Common Resources
Ch 12: The Design of the Tax System

Part V: Firm Behavior and the Organization of Industry
Ch 13: The Costs of Production
Ch 14: Firms in Competitive Markets
Ch 15: Monopoly
Ch 16: Monopolistic Competition
Ch 17: Oligopoly

Part VI: The Economics of Labor Markets
Ch 18: The Markets for the Factors of Production
Ch 19: Earnings and Discrimination
Ch 20: Income Inequality and Poverty

Part VII: Topics for Further Study
Ch 21: The Theory of Consumer Choice
Ch 22: Frontiers of Microeconomics

Part VIII: The Data of Macroeconomics
Ch 23: Measuring a Nation's Income
Ch 24: Measuring the Cost of Living

Part IX: The Real Economy in the Long Run
Ch 25: Production and Growth
Ch 26: Saving, Investment, and the System
Ch 27: The Basic Tools of Finance
Ch 28: Unemployment

Part X: Money and Prices in the Long Run
Ch 29: The Monetary System
Ch 30: Money Growth and Inflation

Part XI: The Macroeconomics of Open Economies
Ch 31: Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts
Ch 32: A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy

Part XII: Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
Ch 33: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Ch 34: The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
Ch 35: The Short-Run Trade-off between Inflation and Unemployment

Part XIII: Final Thoughts
Ch 36: Six Debates over Macroeconomic Policy

Book Details

  • Title: Principles of Economics, 8th Edition
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  • Length: 836 pages
  • Edition: 8
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2017-01-01
  • ISBN-10: 1305585127
  • ISBN-13: 9781305585126
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