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Krugman/Wells takes a story-driven approach that focuses on real-world economics at work. The book offers the hallmark clarity and engaging writing style that distinguish Paul Krugman's work, from his best-selling international economics text to his New York Times best-sellers.

 

Table of Contents

Preface

PART 1 WHAT IS ECONOMICS?

    Introduction The Ordinary Business of Life

    1 First Principles

    2. Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade

    Appendix Graphs in Economics

 

PART 2 SUPPLY AND DEMAND

     3. Supply and Demand

     4. The Market Strikes Back

     5. Elasticity

PART 3 INDIVIDUALS AND MARKETS

     6. Consumer and Producer Surplus

     7. Making Decisions

PART 4 THE PRODUCER

     8. Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs

     9. Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve

PART 5 THE CONSUMER

    10. The Rational Consumer

    11. Consumer Preferences and Consumer Choice

PART 6 MARKETS AND EFFICIENCY

    12. Factor Markets and the Distribution of Income

    Appendix: Indifference Curve Analysis of Labor Supply

    13. Efficiency and Equity

PART 7 MARKET STRUCTURE: BEYOND PERFECT COMPETITION

     14. Monopoly

    15. Oligopoly

    16. Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation

PART 8 EXTENDING MARKET BOUNDARIES

    17. International Trade

    18. Uncertainty, Risk, and Private Information

PART 9 MICROECONOMICS AND PUBLIC POLICY

    19. Externalities

    20. Public Goods and Common Resources

    21. Taxes, Social Insurance, and Income Distribution

PART 10 NEW DIRECTIONS FOR MARKETS

    22. Technology, Information Goods, and Network Externalities

 
PART 11 INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS

    23. Macroeconomics: The Big Picture

    24. Tracking the Macroeconomy

PART 12 THE ECONOMY IN THE LONG RUN

    25. Long-Run Economic Growth

    26. Savings, Investment Spending, and the Financial System

PART 13 SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS

    27. Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

    28. Income and Expenditure

    Appendix Deriving the Multiplier Algebraically

    29 Fiscal Policy

    Appendix Taxes and the Multiplier

    30. Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve System

    31. Monetary Policy

PART 14 THE SUPPLY SIDE AND THE MEDIUM RUN

    32. Labor Markets, Unemployment, and Inflation

    33. Inflation, Disinflation, and Deflation

PART 15 EVENTS AND IDEAS

    34. The Making of Modern Macroeconomics

PART 16 THE OPEN ECONOMY

    35. Open-Economy Macroeconomics

    Supplemental : Currencies and Crises

    Available on the Web, at www.worthpublishers.com/krugmanwells, and in booklet form.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572591509
Author:
Krugman, Paul
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Author:
Wells, Robin
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Education-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in

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