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Essentials of Economics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1265350647.jpeg 5 2023 9781265350642 Brue Essentials of Economics, 5th Edition, provides a fresh alternative to the survey course that is both substantive and appropriate for the introductory economics student. Essentials of Economics provides the best elements of McConnell/Brue/Flynn Economics 22nd edition with unique content designed to help students understand and engage with the material in one semester. Brue helps students master the principles essential for understanding the economic problem, specific economic issues, and policy alternatives. It helps students understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters. Finally, Brue promotes a lasting student interest in economics and the economy. With Connect, the fully integrated digital package, including SmartBook 2.0 adaptive reading, videos, interactive graphs, and math prep – Essentials of Economics is an engaging and unique offer for the condensed survey course format that illustrates concepts in a relatable and readable way.
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Essentials of Economics

Essentials of Economics, 5th Edition

ISBN10: 1265350647 | ISBN13: 9781265350642
By Stanley Brue, Campbell McConnell, Sean Flynn
© 2023

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Brue Essentials of Economics, 5th Edition, provides a fresh alternative to the survey course that is both substantive and appropriate for the introductory economics student. Essentials of Economics provides the best elements of McConnell/Brue/Flynn Economics 22nd edition with unique content designed to help students understand and engage with the material in one semester. Brue helps students master the principles essential for understanding the economic problem, specific economic issues, and policy alternatives. It helps students understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters. Finally, Brue promotes a lasting student interest in economics and the economy. With Connect, the fully integrated digital package, including SmartBook 2.0 adaptive reading, videos, interactive graphs, and math prep – Essentials of Economics is an engaging and unique offer for the condensed survey course format that illustrates concepts in a relatable and readable way.

PART ONE: Introduction
Chapter 1: Limits, Alternatives, and Choices 
Chapter One Appendix: Graphs and Their Meaning 
Chapter 2: The Market System and the Circular Flow

PART TWO: Price, Quantity, and Efficiency
Chapter 3: Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium 
Chapter Three Appendix: Additional Examples of Supply and Demand
Chapter 4: Elasticity of Demand and Supply
Chapter 5: Market Failures: Public Goods and Externalities

PART THREE: Product Markets
Chapter 6: Businesses and Their Costs 
Chapter 7: Pure Competition 
Chapter 8: Pure Monopoly 
Chapter 9: Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly 

PART FOUR: GDP, Growth, and Instability
Chapter 10: GDP and Economic Growth 
Chapter 11: Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation
Chapter 12: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Chapter 13: Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt 

PART FIVE: Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy
Chapter 14: Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions 
Chapter 15: Interest Rates and Monetary Policy 

PART SIX: International Economics
Chapter 16: International Trade and Exchange Rates 

PART SEVEN: Resource Markets
Chapter 17: Wage Determination 
Chapter 18: Income Inequality and Poverty 
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About the Author

Stanley Brue

Stanley L. Brue did his undergraduate work at Augustana College (South Dakota) and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1991. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University, where he has been honored as a recipient of the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award. Professor Brue has also received the national Leavey Award for excellence in economic education. He has served as national president and chair of the Board of Trustees of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honorary. He is coauthor of Economic Scenes, Fifth edition (Prentice-Hall), Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and The Evolution of Economic Thought, Seventh edition (South-Western).

Campbell McConnell

Campbell R. McConnell earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa after receiving degrees from Cornell College and the University of Illinois. He taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1953 until his retirement in 1990. He is also coauthor of Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, and Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and has edited readers for the principles and labor economics courses. He is a recipient of both the University of Nebraska Distinguished Teaching Award and the James A. Lake Academic Freedom Award, and is past-president of the Midwest Economics Association. Professor McConnell was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Cornell College in 1973 and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1994.

Sean Flynn

Sean is an assistant professor of economics at Scripps College in Claremont, California. He is the author of the international best seller "Economics for Dummies" as well as the coauthor, along with Campbell McConnell and Stanley Brue, of the world's best-selling college economics textbook, "Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies".
An avid martial artist, Sean is a former Aikido national champion and has coached five of his students to U.S. national aikido titles.
A recurring commentator on FOX Business, ABC News, and NPR, Sean holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in economics from U.C. Berkeley, where he completed his dissertation under the supervision of Nobel Laureate George Akerlof.
Sean's research focuses on the often puzzling and seemingly irrational behavior of stock market investors, but he's also investigated topics as wide-ranging as the factors that affect customer tipping behavior at restaurants and why you see a lot of unionized workers only in certain industries.

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