Economics, Brief Edition https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078021871.jpeg 3 2019 9780078021879 McConnell, Brue and Flynn’s Economics: Brief Edition, 3e comes from the same author team as the market-leading Principles of Economics textbook. Economics: Brief Edition tailors the core concepts from proven leader Economics, 21st edition to create a concise introduction to the course that is distinct in purpose, style, and coverage. Like the 21st edition, Economics: Brief Edition, 3e continues to be innovative while teaching students in a clear, unbiased way. Content and pedagogy have 3 main goals: help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in economics and the economy. Connect Economics- McConnell Brief 3e also brings a robust set of digital tools to engage today’s students. From SmartBook to videos and interactive graphs, students have the tools to learn economics principles and apply how it relates to their everyday lives.
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Economics, Brief Edition

Economics, Brief Edition, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 0078021871 | ISBN13: 9780078021879
By Campbell McConnell, Stanley Brue, Sean Flynn

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McConnell, Brue and Flynn’s Economics: Brief Edition, 3e comes from the same author team as the market-leading Principles of Economics textbook. Economics: Brief Edition tailors the core concepts from proven leader Economics, 21st edition to create a concise introduction to the course that is distinct in purpose, style, and coverage. Like the 21st edition, Economics: Brief Edition, 3e continues to be innovative while teaching students in a clear, unbiased way. Content and pedagogy have 3 main goals: help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in economics and the economy. Connect Economics- McConnell Brief 3e also brings a robust set of digital tools to engage today’s students. From SmartBook to videos and interactive graphs, students have the tools to learn economics principles and apply how it relates to their everyday lives.

Part One: Introduction

Chapter 1 Limits, Alternatives, and Choices

Chapter 2 The Market System and the Circular Flow

Part Two: Price, Quantity, and Efficiency

Chapter 3 Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium

Appendix 3: 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: Resource Markets and Government

Chapter 10 Wage Determination

Chapter 11 Income Inequality and Poverty

Chapter 12 Public Finance: Expenditures and Taxes

Part Five: GDP, Growth, and Instability

Chapter 13 GDP and Economic Growth

Chapter 14 Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation

Chapter 15 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

Chapter 16 Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt

Part Six: Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy

Chapter 17 Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions

Chapter 18 Interest Rates and Monetary Policy

Part Seven: Long-Run Considerations and International Economics

Chapter 19 Long-Run Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

Chapter 20 International Trade and Exchange Rates

Chapter 21 Behavioral Economics



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About the Author

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.

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).

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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