Essentials of Economics, 6th edition

  • Anthony Patrick O'Brien
  • Glenn Hubbard

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Essentials of Economics connects concepts with new business and policy examples. Whatever your career path, you’ll benefit from understanding the economic forces at work.

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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