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Essentials of Economics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259234622.jpeg 4 2019 9781259234620 Essentials of Economics, 4th 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 Economics 21st edition with unique content designed to help students understand the material in one semester. With a fully integrated digital package that includes SmartBook, 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, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1259234622 | ISBN13: 9781259234620
By Stanley Brue, Campbell McConnell, Sean Flynn

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Essentials of Economics, 4th 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 Economics 21st edition with unique content designed to help students understand the material in one semester. With a fully integrated digital package that includes SmartBook, 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.

Introduction 
Chapter One Appendix: Graphs and Their Meaning
1. Limits, Alternatives, and Choices
2. The Market System and the Circular Flow
Part TWO
Price Quantity, and Efficiency
3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
Chapter Three Appendix: Additional Examples of Supply and Demand
4. Elasticity of Demand and Supply
5. Market Failures: Public Goods and Externalities
PART THREE
Product Markets
6. Businesses and Their Costs
7. Pure Competition
8. Pure Monopoly
9. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
PART FOUR
GDP, Growth, and Instability
10. GDP and Economic Growth
11. Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation
12. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
13. Fiscal Policy, Deficits, and Debt
PART FIVE
 Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy
14. Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions
15. Interest Rates and Monetary Policy
PART SIX
International Economics
16. International Trade and Exchange Rates
PART SEVEN
Resource Markets
17. Wage Determination
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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