Table of contents for Essentials for economics / R. Glenn Hubbard, Anthony Patrick O'Brien.

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Part 1: Introduction 	
Ch. 1	Economics: Foundations and Models
Appendix: Using Graphs and Formulas	
Ch. 2	Tradeoffs, the Market System,
	and Comparative Advantage
Ch. 3	Where Prices Come From: 
	The Interaction of Demand & Supply
Ch. 4	Economic Efficiency and Government 
	Price Setting
Appendix: Calculating Consumer Surplus 	
	and Producer Surplus
Part 2: Markets in Action	
Ch. 5	Externalities, Environmental Policy,
	and Public Goods
Ch. 6	Elasticity: The Responsiveness of 
	Demand and Supply
Part 3: Firms in the Domestic &	
	International Economies
Ch. 7	Firms, Corporate Governance, 
	and the Stock Market
Appendix: Tools to Analyze Firms'	
	Financial Information
Ch. 8	Comparative Advantage and the Gains 
	from International Trade
Appendix: Multinational Firms	
Part 4: Microeconomic Foundations: 	
	Consumers and Firms
Ch. 9	Consumer Behavior
Appendix: Indifference Curves	
Ch. 10	Production, Technology, and Costs
Appendix: Isoquants and Isocosts	
Part 5: Market Structure and Firm Strategy	
Ch. 11	Firms in Perfectly Competitive Markets
Ch. 12	Monopolistic Competition: The Competitive 
	Model in a More Realistic Setting
Ch. 13	Oligopoly: Firms in Less Competitive 
Ch. 14	Monopoly and Antitrust Policy
Ch. 15	Pricing Strategy
Part 6: Markets for Factors of Production	
Ch. 16	The Markets for Labor and Other Factors of Production 
Part 7: Information, Taxes, and the 	
	Distribution of Income
Ch. 17	The Economics of Information
Ch. 18	The Tax System and the Distribution
	of Income

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