Introduction to Economics (Mumbai Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-826-8

Student Price : Rs.135

Student Dollar Price : 5$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 140

About The Book

We have a great pleasure to bring forth our first edition of the text book on Introduction to Economics, prepared strictly according to the revised syllabus for credit based semester system introduced for F.Y. BMM degree course of the University of Mumbai.

It is our sincere efforts to make the topics simple and present them to the brilliant as well as average and below average students. At the end of the chapters, review questions will help the students for preparation in their exam.


Contents -

Section I : Basic Concepts in Microeconomics
1. Introduction to Economics
2. Consumer Behaviour and Demand Analysis
3. Elasticity of Demand
4. Production Function
5. Economies of Scale
6. Cost of Production and Revenue
7. Break-even Analysis
8. Market Structure
Section II : Macroeconomics
9. Introduction to Macroeconomics
10. National Income: Concepts and Measurement
11. Supply and Demand for Money
12. Price Level and Inflation
13. Commercial Banking and Central Banking
14. Brief Understanding of Government
15. Overview of Indian Economy
16. Introduction to External Sector

About The Author

Professor D.M. Mithani has a Masters Degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Banking and Finance from the University of Mumbai.

Dr. Mithani has teaching experience of over five decades serving in India at the University of Mumbai and the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai, besides his long-term association with the Universiti Utara Malasiya (UUM) at Malasiya and the Prince of Songkhla University (PSU) (Hatyai) and Thaksai University (Songkhla) at Thailand. He is also Adjunct Professor at Oriental Institute of Management, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. He was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Economic Association during 1988-1994. He is also having a honoured position of being an Professor Emeritus at the L.J. Institute of Business Management.

Dr. Mithani is a prolific writer. He has contributed widely to many journals, national and international seminars and conferences. He has published over 50 books in the field of Economics and Management. His latest publications include: Beyond Rhythms of Management, Management Economics, International Economics and Global Trade and Finance.

Durgesh Kumar Dubey -


Assistant Professor,

Department of Business Economics,

Hinduja College of Commerce,

Charni Road, Mumbai - 400 004.

Mahendra Mishra -

M.A., M.Phil, UGC-SET

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

K.J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce,

Vidyavihar, Mumbai – 400077.

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