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    Title
    Principles of Economics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) N. Gregory Mankiw
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 888
    Width: 222 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,800 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781285165875
    ISBN 10: 128516587X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.4T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 330
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Libri: I-BE
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17830
    BISAC V2.8: BUS069000
    BIC subject category V2: UFBC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A45010000
    DC23: 330
    Thema V1.0: JNT, KC
    LC classification: HB171.5 .M264 2015
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    South-Western College Publishing
    Publication date
    20 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Florence
    Author Information
    N. Gregory Mankiw is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He has taught macroeconomics, microeconomics, statistics, and principles of economics. Professor Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. His published articles have appeared in academic journals such as the AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, and QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS and in more widely accessible forums including THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, and FORTUNE. In addition to his teaching, research, and writing, Professor Mankiw has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Congressional Budget Office, and a member of the ETS test development committee for the advanced placement exam in economics. From 2003 to 2005, he served as chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. In addition, he maintains a very popular blog for students of economics at http://www.gregmankiw.blogspot.com.
    Review quote
    "Very student friendly text. Makes economics easy to understand. Some of the other texts would take a lot of reading to explain an idea."
    Table of contents
    Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Ten Principles of Economics. 2. Thinking Like an Economist. 3. Interdependence and the Gains from Trade. Part II: HOW MARKETS WORK. 4. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand. 5. Elasticity and Its Application. 6. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies. Part III: MARKETS AND WELFARE. 7. Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets. 8. Applications: The Costs of Taxation. 9. Application: International Trade. Part IV: THE ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR. 10. Externalities. 11. Public Goods and Common Resources. 12. The Design of the Tax System. Part V: FIRM BEHAVIOR AND THE ORGANIZATION OF INDUSTRY. 13. The Costs of Production. 14. Firms in Competitive Markets. 15. Monopoly. 16. Monopolistic Competition. 17. Oligopoly. Part VI: THE ECONOMICS OF THE LABOR MARKET. 18. The Markets for the Factors of Production. 19. Earnings and Discrimination. 20. Income Inequality and Poverty. Part VII: TOPICS FOR FURTHER STUDY. 21. The Theory of Consumer Choice. 22. Frontiers in Microeconomics. Part VIII: THE DATA OF MACROECONOMICS. 23. Measuring a Nation's Income. 24. Measuring the Cost of Living. Part IX: THE REAL ECONOMY IN THE LONG RUN. 25. Production and Growth. 26. Saving, Investment, and the Financial System. 27. Tools of Finance. 28. Unemployment and Its Natural Rate. Part X: MONEY AND PRICES IN THE LONG RUN. 29. The Monetary System. 30. Money Growth and Inflation. Part XI: THE MACROECONOMICS OF OPEN ECONOMICS. 31. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts. 32. A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy. Part XII: SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS. 33. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply. 34. The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand. 35. The Short-Run Tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment. Part XIII: FINAL THOUGHTS. 36. Six Debates over Macroeconomic Policy.