Economics: European Edition

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Macmillan, 6. 4. 2007 - Počet stran: 1088
"Economics: European Edition" by leading economist, Paul Krugman, and lecturers, Robin Wells and Kathryn Graddy, is the ideal text for introductory economics, bringing together an international scope of real world examples and economic theory, which students may apply to their everyday lives. Economics is written in a style that is relevant, accessible and entertaining for students; its unique story-telling approach making economic theories easier to understand and absorb. The text is supported by a number of features to enhance student understanding as well as a full array of supplements to consolidate the learning process.
 

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part
1
First Principles
5
Economic Models Tradeoffs
20
Can You Use Indifference Curves to Derive
21
Macroeconomics The
23
part 2
28
Bittersweet 440
30
Picture
31
Taxes Government Spending
509
New Directions for Markets
535
Drugs on the Market
542
Whose Network Is It Anyway?
548
Looking for a Job?
555
Tracking the Macroeconomy
580
LongRun Economic Growth
610
The Sources of LongRun Growth
616

Supply and Demand
37
Graphs in Economics
41
chapter 3
45
Graphs That Depict Numerical Information
49
chapter 4
51
The Rolling Stones
56
Beating the Traffic
62
Supply Demand and Equilibrium
68
Why do all sales and purchases in a market take place
70
Supply Demand and Controlled
77
Perfect Competition and
80
Price and Quantity Controls
84
Oil Shortages and Queues
90
Controlling Quantities
96
If Selling Cigarettes Is a Crime Only
105
A Crushing Reversal 231
106
Elasticity
111
Calculating the Price Elasticity
114
part 3
118
Every chapter begins with
121
The Consumer
124
chapter 6
132
Making Gains By the Book
138
I Want a New Drug
144
Consumer Surplus Producer Surplus and the Gains
150
Elasticity
156
A Look Ahead
159
Making Decisions
163
Too Busy for University?
165
part 4
172
Part
182
Behind the Supply Curve
185
Whats a Unit?
189
Perfect Competition and
211
chapter 9
219
APPLICATIONS IN ECONOMICS
236
Calculating Marginal Utility Using
239
Food for Thought on Budget
245
But Are Consumers Really
251
Consumer Preferences
260
Indifference Curves and Consumer Choice
266
Substitutes
274
Efficiency and Equity
322
A Great LeapBackwards
335
Monopoly
344
Beyond Perfect
358
Oligopoly
375
The Prevalence of Oligopoly
376
The Great Vitamin Conspiracy
382
The Rise and Fall and Rise of OPEC
390
Air Wars
396
Monopolistic Competition
402
Large numbers
403
ISPs from Boom to Bust?
410
International Trade
417
Uncertainty Risk and Private
446
Externalities
470
Public Goods and Common
491
The Information Technology Paradox
622
Savings Investment Spending
637
Introduction
657
Aggregate Supply
664
The
668
Looking For a Job? 555
691
Income and Expenditure
698
Forecasting GDP
704
Bad Times in Buenos Aires
717
Fiscal Policy
718
Deriving
722
Taming the Business Cycle 566
747
Money and Banking
753
When Did LongRun Growth
760
Monetary Policy
770
Interest in Interest Rates
777
A Yen for Cash
784
The Different kinds of Capital 641
787
Longterm Interest Rates
790
part 6
794
Monetary Policy and the UK Output
796
Labour Markets Unemployment
806
Rates and Benefits Germany France
814
Why Doesnt the Labour Market Move Quickly
820
A Look Ahead
829
Inflation Disinflation
832
part 7
840
Plastic and the Money Supply 754
844
OpenEconomy
852
The Open Economy
856
After the Revolution 580
861
The Golden Age of Capital Flows
865
Burgernomics
873
Exchange rate regimes
875
The Joy of a Devalued Pound
882
The Making of Modern
883
Inflation Disinflation
904
1
907
Solutions to Check Your Understanding
1
chapter 14
14
Macroeconomic Data 19812004
1
The Invisible Hand 2
2
Got a Penny? 8
8
Budgets and Investment Spending
1
Thank You for Not Smoking 476
4
part 8
8
How Economies Work 11
11
Indexing to Inflation 836
13
Glossary
1
The Financial System 649
7
part 9
9
Public Goods and Common
10
Shocks to the system 664
15
A Look Ahead 17
17
Marginal Cost of What Exactly? 494
18
chapter 19
19
See inside back cover for chapters 2235
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Paul Krugman was born on February 28, 1953. He received a B.S. in economics from Yale University in 1974 and a Ph.D from MIT in 1977. From 1982 to 1983, he worked at the Reagan White House as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers. He taught at numerous universities including Yale University, MIT, UC Berkeley, the London School of Economics, and Stanford University before becoming a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University in 2000. He has written over 200 scholarly papers and 20 books including Peddling Prosperity; International Economics: Theory and Policy; The Great Unraveling; and The Conscience of a Liberal. Since 2000, he has written a twice-weekly column for The New York Times. He received the 1991 John Bates Clark Medal and the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. His title End This Depression Now! made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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