Fourth Edition   ©2015


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

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-4387-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-4387-8; Format: Paper Text

Part 1: What Is Economics?
Introduction An Engine for Growth and Discovery
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 Consumer and Producer Surplus
Chapter 5 Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets
Chapter 6 Elasticity
Part 3: Individuals and Markets
Chapter 7 Taxes
Chapter 8 International Trade
Part 4: Economics and Decision Making
Chapter 9 Decision Making by Individuals and Firms
Appendix: Toward a Fuller Understanding of Present Value
Part 5: The Consumer
Chapter 10 The Rational Consumer
Appendix: Consumer Preferences and Consumer Choice
Part 6: The Production Decision

Chapter 11 Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs
Chapter 12 Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve
Part 7: Market Structure: Beyond Perfect Competition
Chapter 13 Monopoly
Chapter 14 Oligopoly
Chapter 15 Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation
Part 8: Microeconomics and Public Policy
Chapter 16 Externalities
Chapter 17 Public Goods and Common Resources
Chapter 18 The Economics of the Welfare State
Part 9: Factor Markets and Risk
Chapter 19 Factor Markets and the Distribution of Income
Appendix Indifference Curve Analysis of Labor Supply
Chapter 20 Uncertainty, Risk, and Private Information