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Essentials of Economics

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ISBN-10: 0136086233

ISBN-13: 9780136086239

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Anthony P. O'Brien, R. Glenn Hubbard

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Hubbard & O'Brien is the only book that motivates students to learn economics through real business examples. The #1 question students of economics ask themselves is:"Why am I here, and will I ever use this"? Hubbard & O'Brien answer this question by demonstrating that real businesses use economics to make real decisions daily. This is motivating to all students, whether they are business majors or not. All students can relate to businesses they encounter in their everyday lives. Whether they open an art studio, do social work, trade on Wall Street, work for the government, or bartend at the local pub, students will benefit from understanding the economic forces behind their work.
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Book details

List price: $186.67
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.190

Glenn Hubbard policymaker, professor, and researcher. R.Glenn Hubbard is the Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and Professor of Economics in Columbiarsquo;s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a director of Automatic Data Processing, Black Rock Closed-End Funds, Dex Media, Duke Realty, KKR Financial Corporation, and Ripplewood Holdings. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1983. From 2001ndash;2003, he served as Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and from 1991ndash;1993, he was Deputy…    

Introduction
Economics: Foundations and Models Appendix: Using Graphs and Formulas
Trade-offs, Comparative Advantage, and the Market System
Demand and Supply: Markets in Action
Where Prices Come From: The Interaction of Demand and Supply
Market Efficiency and Market Failure
Microeconomics Foundations: Consumers and Firms
Firms, the Stock Market, and Corporate Governance Note: we are not picking up the appendix, ""Tools to Analy