Principles of Economics – Case, Fair, Oster – 10th Edition


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Table of Content

PART I Introduction to Economics
1 The Scope and Method of Economics
2 The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
3 Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
4 Demand and Supply Applications
5 Elasticity

PART II The Market System: Choices Made by Households and Firms
6 Household Behavior and Consumer Choice
7 The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms
8 Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions
9 Long-Run Costs and Output Decisions
10 Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets
11 Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision
12 General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition

PART III Market Imperfections and the Role of Government
13 Monopoly and Antitrust Policy
14 Oligopoly
15 Monopolistic Competition
16 Externalities, Public Goods, and Social Choice
17 Uncertainty and Asymmetric Information
18 Income Distribution and Poverty
19 Public Finance: The Economics of Taxation

PART IV Concepts and Problems in Macroeconomics
20 Introduction to Macroeconomics
21 Measuring National Output and National Income
22 Unemployment, Inflation, and Long-Run Growth

PART V The Core of Macroeconomic Theory
23 Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output
24 The Government and Fiscal Policy
25 The Money Supply and the Federal Reserve System
26 Money Demand and the Equilibrium Interest Rate
27 Aggregate Demand in the Goods and Money Markets
28 Aggregate Supply and the Equilibrium Price Level
29 The Labor Market In the Macroeconomy

PART VI Further Macroeconomics Issues
30 Financial Crises, Stabilization, and Deficits
31 Household and Firm Behavior in the Macroeconomy: A Further Look
32 Long-Run Growth
33 Alternative Views in Macroeconomics

PART VII The World Economy
34 International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
35 Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
36 Economic Growth in Developing and Transitional Economies


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