Principles of Economics: An Asian Edition

Principles of Economics: An Asian Edition

作者: 曼昆 (N. Gregory Mankiw)

ISBN: 9780324686722 出版时间: 2008-03-01

出版社: Cengage Learning






This is the Asian adaptation of N. Gregory Mankiw s market leading textbook Principles of Economics. While maintaining all the strengths of the original book, Professor Euston Quah and Dr. Peter Wilson have provided materials and examples that are most relevant to students in Asia. The book reflects Asian economic institutions and policy, features companies that operate in the region, and includes economic data from various Asian countries.

The text provides Asian students with a solid introduction to the principles and concepts of economics. It retains a strong international focus to enable students to place the Asian experience in a global context. Written for students taking economics for the first time, the book focuses on the core concepts and how these concepts are applied to the real world. Examples and cases throughout the text show students the relevance of the theory they are learning.

经济学原理(上)(原书第3版)• Contains a wealth of Asian examples, case studies and news articles to make the material more relevant to Asian students. Issues covered include:
- income inequality in Asia
- China’s attempt to control the price of grain
- externality effect of noise pollution in Bangkok
- elasticity of taxi demand in Singapore
- repeal of the Rent Control Act in Malaysia and its impact
- financial crisis in Asia in 1997–98
- currency boards in Hong Kong and Singapore
- Philippine government debt
- deflation in Japan
- unemployment rate in Singapore
• The classic “Ten Principles of Economics,” introduced in Chapter One and incorporated throughout the text, help students to reinforce their understanding of key economic principles.
• A clear, conversational writing style to present economic concepts in a way that is very accessible for students.
• A quick quiz after each major section allows students to check their comprehension before they move on to the next section.
• Each chapter ends with a variety of problems and applications to provide students with an opportunity to apply the material that they have learned.