Fourth Edition   ©2017

Essentials of Economics

Paul Krugman (City University of New York) , Robin Wells

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-8665-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-8665-3; Format: Paper Text, 696 pages

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PART 1
What Is Economics?

Chapter 1 First Principles

Chapter 2 Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade

Appendix Graphs in Economics

PART 2
Supply and Demand

Chapter 3 Supply and Demand

Chapter 4 Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets

Chapter 5 Elasticity and Taxation

PART 3
The Production Decision

Chapter 6 Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs

Chapter 7 Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve

PART 4
Beyond Perfect Competition

Chapter 8 Monopoly

Chapter 9 Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition

PART 5 Microeconomics and Public Policy

Chapter 10 Externalities and Public Goods

Chapter 11 Poverty, Inequality, and the Welfare State

PART 6
Introduction to Macroeconomics

Chapter 12 Macroeconomics: The Big Picture

Chapter 13 GDP and the CPI: Tracking the Macroeconomy

Chapter 14 Unemployment and Inflation

PART 6
Economic Growth and Fluctuations

Chapter 15 Long-Run Economic Growth

Chapter 16 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

PART 7 Stabilization Policy

Chapter 17 Fiscal Policy

Chapter 18 Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve System

Chapter 19 Monetary Policy

PART 8
The International Economy

Chapter 20 International Trade, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates