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Economics Books

This section contains free e-books and guides on Economics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Notes on Microeconomic Theory

This note covers the following topics: The Economic Approach, Consumer Theory Basics, Homothetic and Quasilinear Utility Functions, The Traditional Approach to Consumer Theory, Producer Theory, Choice Under Uncertainty, Competitive Markets and Partial Equilibrium Analysis, Externalities and Public Goods, Monopoly.

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s 127Pages

Industrial Economics by University of Mumbai

This note describes the following topics: Theory of the Firm, Investment Decisions, Vertically Related Markets and Competition Policy, Product market Differentiation and Imperfect Information, Technical Change and Market Structure, Indian Industry, Industrial growth in India.

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s 228Pages

Principles of Mathematical Economics

The objective of this book is to provide an introduction to mathematical economics for first year graduate and senior undergraduate students. Topics covered includes: Logic and Proof, Sets and Relations , Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus, Convex Analysis, Probability, Dynamic Modelling.

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s 250Pages

Notes on Macroeconomic Theory

This note explains the following topics: Simple Representative Agent Models, Growth With Overlapping Generations, Neoclassical Growth and Dynamic Programming, Endogenous Growth , Choice Under Uncertainty, Consumption and Asset Pricing, Search, Money and Unemployment, Overlapping Generations Models of Money, A Cash-In-Advance Model.

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s 141Pages

Lecture Notes for Political Economy of Institutions and Development

This note is intended as an introduction to the newly emerging field of political economy of institutions and development. Its purpose is to give you both a sense of the frontier research topics and a good command of the tools in the area.

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s NAPages

Econometric Modelling

This note describes the following topics: Introduction to Econometric Modelling, Structure of Econometric Modelling, Univariate Econometric Modelling, Bivariate Econometric Modelling, Probability, Reliability BEM.

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s NAPages

Intermediate Macroeconomics Lecture Notes

This note uses the tools of macroeconomics to study various macroeconomic policy problems in-depth. The problems range from economic growth in the long run, to government finances in the intermediate run, and economic stability in the short run. Many economic models used today are surveyed.

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Economic Growth Lecture Notes

This note will focus both on models of economic growth and their empirical applications, and try to shed light on the mechanics of economic growth, technological change and sources of income and growth differences across countries.

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s NAPages

Managerial Economics by St Xavier's University

This note introduces the economic concepts and familiarize with the students the importance of economic approaches in managerial decision making to understand the applications of economic theories in business decisions. Topics covered includes: Foundations of Managerial Economics, Demand Analysis, Supply Analysis , Production Analysis.

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s 193Pages

Introduction to Macroeconomics Lecture Notes

Macroeconomics, System of National Accounts, Variants of GDP, The goods market, Financial markets, Demand for money and bonds , Equilibrium in the money market, Price of bonds and interest rate, The IS-LM model, The labor market, The three markets jointly: AS and AD , Phillips curve and the open economy.

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s 90Pages

Topics in the Global Economy

This note is designed for an advanced undergraduate level. Topics covered includes: Growth, Neoclassical Growth, Growth Accounting and Empirical Evidence, Malthusian Models, Determinants of Initial Conditions, Human and Social Capital, International Crisis, International Economics and icroeconomic Issues of Globalization.

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s 118Pages

Principles of Economics Lecture Notes

Objective this lecture note is to provide students with a basic understanding of how people make decisions, how people interact, and how the economy as a whole works, in order to provide students with a framework for viewing and interpreting the economic world around them. Topics covered includes: Supply and Demand, How markets work, Economics of the Public Sector, Firm Behavior and the Organization of Industry, The Data of Macroeconomics, Real Economy in the Long Run, Money and Prices in the Long Run, Short-run Economic Fluctuations.

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s NAPages

Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics Lecture Notes

This note provides a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. Topics include elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing.

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Lecture Notes Microeconomic Theory

This lecture note covers the following topics: Modern Economics and Mathematics, Individual Decision Making, Consumer Theory, Production Theory, Choice Under Uncertainty, Strategic Behavior and Markets, Game Theory, Theory of the Market, General Equilibrium Theory and Social Welfare, Normative Theory of Equilibrium: Its Welfare Properties, Economic Core, Fair Allocations, and Social Choice Theory, Externalities and Public Goods, Information, Incentives, Mechanism Design, and Contract Theory.

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s 552Pages

Notes for a Course in Development Economics

This book covers the following topics: The Calibration Game, Expectations and Multiple Equilibrium, History Versus Expectations, The Dynamics of Inequality, Polarization and Conflict , Inequality and Incentives, Inequality and Growth, Credit Markets, Interlinked Contracts, Credit Policy.

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s 224Pages

Introduction To Microeconomics

Economics is the study of choices made under constraints, usually the constraints of budgets, prices, and input costs. Topics covered include consumer demand, production, exchange, the price system, resource allocation, and government intervention.

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Advances in Econometrics Theory and Applications

Econometrics is becoming a highly developed and highly mathematicized array of its own sub disciplines, as it should be, as economies are becoming increasingly complex, and scientific economic analyses require progressively thorough knowledge of solid quantitative methods. This book thus provides recent insight on some key issues in econometric theory and applications.

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s 126Pages

Teaching Economics in India

The contents of this handbook were written, revised and edited in a collective manner by a group of school and university teachers and teacher educators. Topics covered includes: Learning Economics: Some Basic Questions, Economics Education in India, Planning for Effective Teaching of Economics, Teaching a Topic in Indian Economy Using Unit Plan Approach, Teaching Economics Through Problems, Simulation Games and Teaching Economics, Using Media and Technology in Economics, Classrooms, Importance of Mathematics in Teaching Economics, Basic Mathematical Tools in Economic Analysis, Use of Algebraic Equations and Graphs, Concept Mapping and Flow Charts in Economics, Assessment and Framing Quality Questions in Economics.

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s 239Pages

Macro Economics I Study Material

Economics studies the allocation of scarce resources among people, examining what goods and services wind up in the hands of which people. This lecture note explains the following topics: Why study Economics, Micro Economics and Macro Economics , Classical Macro Economic Model , Keynesian Macro Economic Model , The Elementary ISLM Model.

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s 116Pages

Economic Analysis

This book covers the following topics: Managerial Economics, Objectives Of The Business Firm, Fundamental Economic Concepts, Law Of Demand, Demand Elasticity, Demand Forecasting, Consumer Behaviour: Cardinal Analysis, Ordinal Analysis, Production Function, Economies Of Scale, Cost Concepts, Price Determination: Perfect Competition And Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition And Oligopoly, Dumping And Tranfer Pricing, Business Cycles, Inflation, National Income and Monetary Policy.

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s 495Pages

Managerial Economics by Pondicherry University

This book introduces the economic concepts and familiarize with the students the importance of economic approaches in managerial decision making to understand the applications of economic theories in business decisions.

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s 193Pages

Mathematics For Economic Analysis

This book describes the following topics: Theory Of Sets, Fundamental Of Linear Algebra-matrices, Matrix Inversion, Basic Mathematical Concepts, Economic Applications Of Graphs and Equations.

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s 62Pages

Outlines of economics

This book covers the following topics: The Nature and Scope of Economics, The Characteristics of the Present Economic System, The Evolution of Economic Society, The Evolution of Economic Society, The Economic Development of the United States, Elementary Concepts, Monopoly, Business Organization and  International Trade.

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s 800Pages

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics covers the scope and sequence for a two-semester principles of economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; discussions on the great recession, the controversy among economists over the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the recent government shutdown, and the appointment of the United States’ first female Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen. The book covers the breadth of economics topics and also provides the necessary depth to ensure the course is manageable for instructors and students alike.

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s NAPages

Economics Theory Through Applications

The intended audience of this textbook is first-year undergraduates taking courses on the principles of macroeconomics and microeconomics. This textbook will assist you in increasing students’ economic literacy both by developing their aptitude for economic thinking and by presenting key insights about economics that every educated individual should know.

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s 1603Pages

Microeconomics Markets, Methods and Models

Microeconomics: Markets, Methods and Models provides a concise, yet complete, coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy in a Canadian and global environment. Topics covered includes: introduction to key ideas, Theories, models and data, The classical marketplace – demand and supply, Measures of response: elasticities, Welfare economics and externalities, Individual choice, Firms, investors and capital markets, Production and cost, Perfect competition, Monopoly , Imperfect competition, Labour and capital, Human capital and the income distribution, Government and International trade.

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s 425Pages

Ethics and Economy After Levinas

This book covers the following topics: Economic Rationality, Development of Economic Thought, Business Ethics, Subjectivity of Understanding, Subjectivity of Literature, Ethics of Care and Ethics in the Economy.

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s 107Pages

Principles of Microeconomics I

Chapters of this book consist of three main content sections that break down a particular topic into manageable parts.Each content section contains not only an exposition of the material at hand but also learning objectives, summaries, examples, and problems. Each chapter is introduced with a story to motivate the material and each chapter ends with a wrap up and additional problems. Goal is to encourage active learning by including many examples and many problems of different types.

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s 1045Pages

Economics Class Notes

This note covers the following topics: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Money and the Economy, Social Security, Energy Markets, Crime, International Trade, Regional Economics, Illegal Goods and Services, Economics of the Environment, Poverty and Welfare.

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Introductory Macroeconomics

This note covers the following topics: The AD Curve and the IS-LM Model, The IS-LM Model and the AD curve,The Money Market, The AS Curve and the Labour Market, The Open Economy, Macroeconomic Policy Issues.

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s 121Pages

Introduction to Economic Analysis

This book presents introductory economics material using standard mathematical tools, including calculus. It is designed for a relatively sophisticated undergraduate who has not taken a basic university course in economics. It also contains the standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that ought to be standard but is not.

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s 280Pages

Principles of Microeconomics

This introductory course note teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics. Topics include are consumer theory, producer theory, the behavior of firms, market equilibrium, monopoly, and the role of the government in the economy.

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s NAPages

Political Economy Lecture Notes (PDF 569P)

This note covers the following topics: General issues, Evidence, Static Voting Models, Dynamic Voting with Given Constituencies, Political Agency and Electoral Control, Economic Institutions Under Elite Domination, Policy under Democratic Political Institutions, Political Economy of States, Oligarchy Versus Democracy, Democratization, Political Instability and Coups.

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s 569Pages

Principles Of Political Economy

Principles of Political Economy (1848) by John Stuart Mill was arguably the most important economics or political economy textbook of the mid nineteenth century. It was revised until its seventh edition in 1871, shortly before Mill's death in 1873, and republished in numerous other editions. Beside discussing descriptive issues such as which nations tended to benefit more in a system of trade based on comparative advantage, the work also discussed normative issues such as ideal systems of political economy, critiquing proposed systems such as communism and socialism.

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Economics Notes

This note covers the following topics: Principles Of Macroeconomics, Money, Banking And Financial Markets, International Economics, Financial Management, International Finance, Financial Markets And Institutions, Managerial Economics, Business Economics.

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The Settlement of Wage Disputes

The Settlement of Wage Disputes falls naturally into two almost equal parts: the first an account of the present industrial situation in the United States, and of the factors which govern American wage levels at the present time; the second an attempt to formulate principles which might serve as the basis of a policy of wage settlement for the country. The proposals made in the second part are based on the theoretical analysis of the first part.

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A Treatise on Domestic Economy, For the Use of Young Ladies at Home, and At School

This book has been called the first complete guide to house-keeping published in America. This book discussed the underestimated importance of women’s roles in American society.

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s NAPages