Essentials of Economics, 6th edition

  • Anthony Patrick O'Brien
  • Glenn Hubbard

Essentials of Economics, Student Value Edition

ISBN-13:  9780134797960

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For two-semester courses in the principles of economics.

 

The relevance of economics shown through real-world business examples

The authors of Essentials of Economics help foster interest in the discipline concepts, and make the key principles of this topic relevant to readers’ lives by demonstrating how real businesses use economics to make decisions every day. With ever-changing US and world economies, the 6th Edition has been updated with the latest developments using new real-world business and policy examples. Regardless of their future career path -- opening an art studio, trading on Wall Street, or bartending at the local pub, readers will benefit from understanding the economic forces behind their work.


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Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Economics: Foundations and Models

Appendix: Using Graphs and Formulas  

2. Trade-offs, Comparative Advantage, and the Market System

3. Where Prices Come From: The Interaction of Demand and Supply    

           

PART II: MARKETS IN ACTION: POLICY AND APPLICATIONS

4. Market Efficiency and Market Failure

5. The Economics of Health Care

           

PART III: MICROECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS: CONSUMERS AND FIRMS

6. Firms, the Stock Market, and Corporate Governance

7. Consumer Choice and Elasticity                    

8. Technology, Production, and Costs   

           

PART V: MARKET STRUCTURE AND FIRM STRATEGY

9. Firms in Perfectly Competitive Markets         

10. Monopoly and Antitrust Policy

11. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly    

 

PART VI: MACROECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS

12. GDP: Measuring Total Production and Income        

13. Unemployment and Inflation         

           

PART VIII: LONG-RUN ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS

14. Economic Growth, the Financial System, and Business Cycles

15. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis   

Appendix: Macroeconomic Schools of Thought

           

PART VIIII: MONETARY AND FISCAL POLICY

16. Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve System     

17. Monetary Policy    

18. Fiscal Policy

19. Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Exchange Rates   

 

 

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