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PUBLISHED: 30th April 2009
ISBN: 9780073511290
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Offers an introduction to the principles of economics courses.
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  • Hardcover
    $165.37
PUBLISHED: 30th April 2009
ISBN: 9780073511290
ANNOTATION:
Offers an introduction to the principles of economics courses.

Annotation

Offers an introduction to the principles of economics courses.

Publisher Description

Samuelson's text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text, and he has revised the book to be as current and relevant as ever.

Author Biography

Professor Paul A. Samuelson, founder of the renowned MIT graduate department of economics, was trained at the University of Chicago and Harvard. His many scientific writings brought him world fame at a young age, and in 1970 he was the first American to receive a Nobel Prize in economics. One of those rare scientists who can communicate with the lay public, Professor Samuelson wrote an economics column for Newsweek for many years. He testifies often before Congress, serves as academic consultant to the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury, and various private, nonprofit organizations, and was ec

Table of Contents

PART ONE BASIC CONCEPTS Chapter 1The Central Concepts of Economics
Chapter 2The Modern Mixed Economy Chapter 3Basic Elements of Supply and Demand

PART TWOMICROECONOMICS: SUPPLY, DEMAND, AND PRODUCT MARKETS Chapter 4Supply and Demand: Elasticity and Applications Chapter 5Demand and Consumer Behavior
Chapter 6Production and Business Organization
Chapter 7Analysis of Costs
Chapter 8Analysis of Perfectly Competitive Markets Chapter 9Imperfect Competition and Monopoly
Chapter 10Competition Among the Few Chapter 11Economics of Uncertainty

PART THREE. FACTOR MARKETS: LABOR, LAND, AND CAPITAL Chapter 12How Markets Determine Incomes Chapter 13The Labor Market
Chapter 14Land, Natural Resources, and the Environment Chapter 15Capital, Interest, and Profits

PART FOUR.APPLICATIONS OF ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES Chapter 16Government Taxation and Expenditure
Chapter 17Efficiency vs. Equality: The Big Tradeoff
Chapter 18International Trade

PART FIVE. MACROECONOMICS: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND BUSINESS CYCLES Chapter 19Overview of Macroeconomics
Chapter 20Measuring Economic Activity Chapter 21Consumption and Investment
Chapter 22Business Cycles and Aggregate Demand
Chapter 23Money and Financial Markets Chapter 24Monetary Policy and the Economy

PART SIX. GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY Chapter 25 Economic Growth
Chapter 26The Challenge of Economic Development
Chapter 27Exchange Rates and the International Financial System
Chapter 28Open-Economy Macroeconomics

PART SEVEN. UNEMPLOYMENT, INFLATION, AND ECONOMIC POLICY Chapter 29Unemployment and the Foundations of Aggregate Supply
Chapter 30Inflation Chapter 31The Frontiers of Macroeconomics

Product Details

Short Title
ECONOMICS 19/E
Publisher
Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Language
English
Edition
19th
ISBN-10
0073511293
ISBN-13
9780073511290
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2009
Publication Date
2009-04-30
Country of Publication
United States
Author
Paul Anthony Samuelson, William D. Nordhaus
Pages
715
Residence
Cambridge, MA, US
Series
Irwin Economics
Audience
College/Higher Education
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