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Economics / Paul A. Samuelson, William D. Nordhaus

Main Author Samuelson, Paul A., 1915- Coauthor Nordhaus, William D. Country Japão. Edition 18th ed Publication Tokyo : McGraw-Hill, cop. 2005 Description XXIV, 776 p. : il. ; 25 cm ISBN 007-123932-4 CDU 330.1
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Offers an introduction to modern economics principles.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part One Basic Concepts1 The Fundamentals of Economics
  • Appendix
  • 1 How to Read Graphs
  • 2 Markets and Government in a Modern Economy
  • 3 Basic Elements of Supply and Demand
  • Part Two Microeconomics: Supply, Demand, and Product Markets
  • 4 Applications of Supply and Demand
  • 5 Demand and Consumer Behavior
  • Appendix 5 Geometrical Analysis of Consumer Equilibrium
  • 6 Production and Business Organization
  • 7 Analysis of Costs
  • Appendix 7 Production, Cost Theory, and Decision of the Firm
  • 8 Analysis of Perfectly Competitive Markets
  • 9 Competition and Its Polar Case of Monopoly
  • 10 Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition
  • 11 Uncertainty and Game Theory
  • Part Three Factor Markets: Labor, Land, and Capital
  • 12 How Markets Determine Incomes
  • 13 The Labor Market
  • 14 Land and Capital
  • Appendix 14 Markets and Economic Efficiency
  • Part Four Applied Microeconomics: International Trade, Government, and the Environment
  • 15 Comparative Advantage and Protectionism
  • 16 Government Taxation and Expenditure
  • 17 Promoting More Efficient Markets
  • 18 Protecting the Environment
  • 19 Efficiency vs. Equality: The Big Tradeoff
  • Part Five Macroeconomics: Economic Growth and Business Cycles
  • 20 Overview of Macroeconomics
  • Appendix 20 Macroeconomic Data
  • 21 Measuring Economic Activity
  • 22 Consumption and Investment
  • 23 Business Fluctuations and the Theory of Aggregate Demand
  • 24 The Multiplier Model
  • 25 Money, Banking, and Financial Markets
  • 26 Central Banking and Monetary Policy
  • Part Six Economic Growth and Macroeconomic Policy
  • 27 The Process of Economic Growth
  • 28 The Challenge of Economic Development
  • 29 Exchange Rates and the International Financial System
  • 30 Open-Economy Macroeconomics
  • Part Seven Unemployment, Inflation, and Economic Policy
  • 31 Unemployment and the Foundations of Aggregate Supply
  • 32 Ensuring Price Stability
  • 33 The Warring Schools of Macroeconomics
  • 34 Policies for Growth and Stability

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