PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
7TH REVISED EDITION
CENGAGE LEARNING, INC
SOUTH-WESTERN COLLEGE PUBLISHING
20 JAN 2014
With its clear and engaging writing style, PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS, Seventh Edition, continues to be one of the most popular books on economics available today. Mankiw emphasizes material that you are likely to find interesting about the economy (particularly if you are studying economics for the first time), including real-life scenarios, useful facts, and the many ways economic concepts play a role in the decisions you make every day.
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.