Economics touches almost every aspect of life, from climate change to terrorism, taxes to house prices, wages, to how much time to spend studying. Thinking like an economist will enable you to evaluate economic policies, understand human behaviour, and make more informed decisions.
This comprehensive revision retains the hallmarks of previous editions, with a thorough and detailed presentation of the principles of economics, an emphasis on real-world examples and applications, and on the development of your critical thinking skills. The aftermath of the global financial crisis is covered in depth, and its implications for future economic policy are thoroughly examined.
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- Mixed media product
- Språk: Engelska
- Utg.datum: 2011-08-30
- Upplaga: 8
- Förlag: Addison Wesley
- Medarbetare: Powell, Melanie / Matthews, Kent
- Illustrationer: illustrations
- Dimensioner: 265 x 195 x 26 mm
- Vikt: 1490 g
- Antal komponenter: 3
- Komponenter: Paperback (1)
- ISBN: 9780273736554
Fler böcker av Michael Parkin
Part 1: The Scope of Economics
Chapter 1 What Is Economics?
Chapter 2 The Economic Problem
Part 2: How Markets Work
Chapter 3 Demand and Supply
Chapter 4 Elasticity
Chapter 5 Efficiency and Equity
Chapter 6 Government Action in Markets
Chapter 7 Global Markets in Action
Part 3: Households, Firms and Markets
Chapter 8 Households Choices
Chapter 9 Organizing Production
Chapter 10 Output and Costs
Chapter 11 Perfect Competition
Chapter 12 Monopoly
Chapter 13 Monopolistic Competition
Chapter 14 Oligopoly
Part 4: Coping with Market Failure
Chapter 15 Public Choices and Public Goods
Chapter 16 Economics of the Environment
Part 5: Factor Markets, Inequality and Uncertainty
Chapter 17 Markets for Factors of Production
Chapter 18 Economic Inequality
Chapter 19 Uncertainty and Information
Part 6: Monitoring Macroeconomic Performance
Chapter 20 Measuring GDP and Economic Growth
Chapter 21 Monitoring Jobs and Inflation
Part 7: Macroeconomic Trends
Chapter 22 Economic Growth
Chapter 23 Finance, Saving, and Investment
Chapter 24 Money, the Price Level, and Inflation
Chapter 25 The Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments
Part 8: Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Chapter 26 Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand
Chapter 27 Expenditure Multipliers: The Keynesian Model
Chapter 28 Inflation, Unemployment, and Business Cycle
Part 9: Macroeconomic Policy
Chapter 29 Fiscal Policy
Chapter 30 Monetary Policy