Cover image for Economics: principles, problems, and policies
Economics: principles, problems, and policies
McConnell, Campbell R.
Personal Author:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill [1975]
Physical Description:
xxviii, 917 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
First ed. published in 1960 under title: Elementary economics: principles, problems, and policies.
Subject Term:
Format :

On Order

Table of Contents

Part 1 An Introduction To Economics and The Economy
1 The Nature and Method of Economics
2 The Economizing Problem
3 Individual Markets: Supply and Demand
4 The Market System
5 The U.S. Economy: Private and Public Sectors
6 The United States in the Global Economy
Part 2 National Income, Employment, and Fiscal Policy
7 Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level
8 Introduction to Economic Growth, Unemployment, and Inflation
9 Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model
10 Aggregate Expenditures: The Multiplier, Net Exports, and Government
11 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
12 Fiscal Policy
Part 3 Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy
13 Money and Banking
14 How Banks and Thrifts Create Money
15 Monetary Policy
Part 4 Long-Run Perspectives and Macroeconomic Debates
16 Extending the Analysis of Aggregate Supply
17 Economic Growth and the New Economy
18 Deficits, Surpluses, and the Public Debt
19 Disputes over Macro Theory and Policy
Part 5 Microeconomics of Product Markets
20 Demand and Supply: Elasticity and Government-Set Prices
21 Consumer Behavior and Utility Maximization
22 The Costs of Production
23 Pure Competition
24 Pure Monopoly
25 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
26 Technology, R&D, and Efficiency
Part 6 Microeconomics of Resource Markets
27 The Demand for Resources
28 Wage Determination
29 Rent, Interest, and Profits
Part 7 Microeconomics of Government
30 Government and Market Failure
31 Public Choice Theory and the Economics of Taxation
Part 8 Microeconomic Issues and Policies
32 Antitrust, Regulation, and Industrial Policy
33 Agriculture: Economics and Policy
34 Income Inequality and Poverty
35 Labor Market Issues: Unionism, Discrimination, Immigration
36 The Economics of Health Care
Part 9 International Economics and The World Economy
37 International Trade
38 Exchange Rates, Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits
39 The Developing Economies
Transitional Economies: Russia and China [Internet-Only chapter]