The Resource Economics for dummies, by Sean Flynn

Economics for dummies, by Sean Flynn

Label
Economics for dummies
Title
Economics for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Sean Flynn
Title variation
Economics
Creator
Contributor
Author
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Flynn, Sean Masaki
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB171.5
LC item number
.F59 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest
Series statement
--For dummies
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Economics
Label
Economics for dummies, by Sean Flynn
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Economics: The Science of How People Deal with Scarcity; Chapter 1 What Economics Is and Why You Should Care; Considering a Little Economic History; Pondering just how nasty, brutish, and short life used to be; Identifying the institutions that raise living standards; Looking toward the future; Framing Economics as the Science of Scarcity; Sending Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to Separate Corners
  • Getting up close and personal: MicroeconomicsZooming out: Macroeconomics and the big picture; Understanding How Economists Use Models and Graphs; Introducing your first model: The demand curve; Drawing your own demand curve; Chapter 2 Cookies or Ice Cream? Exploring Consumer Choices; Describing Human Behavior with a Choice Model; Pursuing Personal Happiness; Using utility to measure happiness; Taking "selfless" actions into account; Self-interest can promote the common good; You Can't Have Everything: Examining Limitations; Resource constraints; Technology constraints; Time constraints
  • Opportunity cost: The unavoidable costMaking Your Choice: Deciding What and How Much You Want; Exploring Violations and Limitations of the Economist's Choice Model; Understanding uninformed decision-making; Making sense of irrationality; Chapter 3 Producing Stuff to Maximize Happiness; Figuring Out What's Possible to Produce; Classifying resources; Clarifying human capital; Diminishing returns; Allocating resources; Graphing your production possibilities; Reaching new frontiers with better technology; Deciding What to Produce; Comparing market results and government interventions
  • Opting for a mixed economyPromoting Technology and Innovation; Part 2 Microeconomics: The Science of Consumer and Firm Behavior; Chapter 4 Supply and Demand Made Easy; Deconstructing Demand; Prices and other stuff: Looking at what affects quantity demanded; Graphing the demand curve; Opportunity costs: Setting the slope of the demand curve; Elasticity: Looking at extreme demand cases; Sorting Out Supply; Graphing the supply curve; Using elasticity to understand extreme supply cases; Bringing Supply and Demand Together; Market equilibrium: Seeking a balance
  • Demonstrating the stability of the market equilibriumAdjusting to new market equilibriums when supply or demand changes; Price Controls: Keeping Prices Away from Market Equilibrium; Setting upper limits with price ceilings; Propping up prices with price floors; Chapter 5 Introducing Homo Economicus, the Utility-Maximizing Consumer; Choosing by Ranking; Getting Less from More: Diminishing Marginal Utility; Choosing Among Many Options When Facing a Limited Budget; Trying to buy as much (marginal) utility as you can; Purchasing the best combination of two goods to maximize total utility
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unknown
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781119476276
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
15290559
System control number
(NhCcYBP)15290559
Label
Economics for dummies, by Sean Flynn
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Economics: The Science of How People Deal with Scarcity; Chapter 1 What Economics Is and Why You Should Care; Considering a Little Economic History; Pondering just how nasty, brutish, and short life used to be; Identifying the institutions that raise living standards; Looking toward the future; Framing Economics as the Science of Scarcity; Sending Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to Separate Corners
  • Getting up close and personal: MicroeconomicsZooming out: Macroeconomics and the big picture; Understanding How Economists Use Models and Graphs; Introducing your first model: The demand curve; Drawing your own demand curve; Chapter 2 Cookies or Ice Cream? Exploring Consumer Choices; Describing Human Behavior with a Choice Model; Pursuing Personal Happiness; Using utility to measure happiness; Taking "selfless" actions into account; Self-interest can promote the common good; You Can't Have Everything: Examining Limitations; Resource constraints; Technology constraints; Time constraints
  • Opportunity cost: The unavoidable costMaking Your Choice: Deciding What and How Much You Want; Exploring Violations and Limitations of the Economist's Choice Model; Understanding uninformed decision-making; Making sense of irrationality; Chapter 3 Producing Stuff to Maximize Happiness; Figuring Out What's Possible to Produce; Classifying resources; Clarifying human capital; Diminishing returns; Allocating resources; Graphing your production possibilities; Reaching new frontiers with better technology; Deciding What to Produce; Comparing market results and government interventions
  • Opting for a mixed economyPromoting Technology and Innovation; Part 2 Microeconomics: The Science of Consumer and Firm Behavior; Chapter 4 Supply and Demand Made Easy; Deconstructing Demand; Prices and other stuff: Looking at what affects quantity demanded; Graphing the demand curve; Opportunity costs: Setting the slope of the demand curve; Elasticity: Looking at extreme demand cases; Sorting Out Supply; Graphing the supply curve; Using elasticity to understand extreme supply cases; Bringing Supply and Demand Together; Market equilibrium: Seeking a balance
  • Demonstrating the stability of the market equilibriumAdjusting to new market equilibriums when supply or demand changes; Price Controls: Keeping Prices Away from Market Equilibrium; Setting upper limits with price ceilings; Propping up prices with price floors; Chapter 5 Introducing Homo Economicus, the Utility-Maximizing Consumer; Choosing by Ranking; Getting Less from More: Diminishing Marginal Utility; Choosing Among Many Options When Facing a Limited Budget; Trying to buy as much (marginal) utility as you can; Purchasing the best combination of two goods to maximize total utility
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119476276
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
15290559
System control number
(NhCcYBP)15290559

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