Principles of Economics Arab World 3rd Edition
Gregory Mankiw | Mohamed H. Rashwan
ISBN-13: 9781473749504 | ISBN-10: 1473749506
© 2018 | Dec 2017 |  704  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781473704848

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  • Part 1 Introduction
    1. Ten principles of economics
    2. Thinking like an economist
    3. Interdependence and the gains from trade
    Part 2 How Markets Work
    4. The market forces of supply and demand
    5. Elasticity and its application
    6. Supple, demand, and government policies
    Part 3 Markets and Welfare
    7. Consumers, producers, and the efficiency of markets
    8. Application: The costs of taxation
    9. Application: International trade
    Part 4 The Economics of the Public Sector
    10. Externalities
    11. Public goods and common resources
    12. The design of the tax system
    Part 5 Firm Behavior and the Organization of Industry
    13. The costs of production
    14. Firms in competitive markets
    15. Monopoly
    16. Monopolistic competition
    17. Oligopoly
    Part 6 The Economics of Labor Markets
    18. The markets for the factors of production
    19. Earnings and discrimination
    20. Income inequality and poverty
    Part 7 Topics for Further Study
    21. The theory of consumer choice
    22. Frontiers of microeconomics
    Part 8 The Data of Macroeconomics
    23. Measuring a nation’s income
    24. Measuring the cost of living
    Part 9 The Real Economy in the Long Run
    25. Production and growth
    26. Saving, investment, and the financial system
    27. The basic tools of finance
    28. Islamic finance
    29. Unemployment
    Part 10 Money and Prices in the Long Run
    30. The monetary system
    31. Money growth and inflation
    Part 11 The Macroeconomics of Open Economies
    32. Open-economy macroeconomics: Basic concepts
    33. A macroeconomic theory of the open economy
    Part 12 Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
    34. Aggregate demand and aggregate supply
    35. The influence of monetary and fiscal policy on aggregate demand
    36. The short-run trade-off between inflation and unemployment
    Part 13 Final Thoughts
    37. Six debates of macroeconomic policy

    • Clear and simple writing style allows for ease of use and comprehension.
    • Examples, case studies, and questions that relate to life in the Arab World show students how concepts relate to their own lives.
    • A chapter on Islamic finance, and how Islamic and non-Islamic banking differ, will be useful for students in the Arab World.
    • Dedicated online resources to allow self-study, concept check and revision, including MindTap with its additional assessment questions, videos and cases.
    • In the News and Case Studies have been updated or rewritten to reflect modern approaches to economics in the Arab World.
    • Fully reviewed by local subject matter experts to ensure this edition is appropriate for students.
    • This edition is available as a MindTap with additional assessment questions, global case studies and Concept Clips videos.
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  • N. Gregory Mankiw is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. As a student, he studied economics at Princeton University and MIT. As a teacher, he has taught macroeconomics, microeconomics, statistics and principles of economics. Professor Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behaviour, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. His published articles have appeared in academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and in more widely accessible forums, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Fortune. In addition to his teaching, research, and writing, Professor Mankiw has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Congressional Budget Office, and a member of the ETS test development committee for the advanced placement exam in economics. From 2003 to 2005 he served as Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.

    Mohamed H. Rashwan is a Lecturer at the Department of Business Administration at the British University in Egypt. Prior to this he was Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. Dr Rashwan is the academic co-ordinator for the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Islamic Economics and Wealth Management provided by the IIWS for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Dr Rashwan has taught several courses in the field of finance, Islamic finance and economics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr Rashwan is a regular contributor to academic and policy debates in economics. In addition to his teaching, research and writing, Dr Rashwan has been a consultant in the field of corporate and Islamic finance for more than ten years.