Study Guide for Microeconomics / Edition 10

Study Guide for Microeconomics / Edition 10

by Michael Parkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131394312

ISBN-13: 9780131394315

Pub. Date: 05/13/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Like a lens that brings the indistinct into focus, Parkin's Microeconomics introduces students to the art of seeing the invisible, teaching them interpret the story told by the economic indicators, uncover meaning hidden in the headlines, and gain a clear vision through economic analysis. MyEconLab, an online suite of tools for students and

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Like a lens that brings the indistinct into focus, Parkin's Microeconomics introduces students to the art of seeing the invisible, teaching them interpret the story told by the economic indicators, uncover meaning hidden in the headlines, and gain a clear vision through economic analysis. MyEconLab, an online suite of tools for students and instructors, helps students study and saves instructors time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131394315
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/13/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.

1. What Is Economics?

2. The Economic Problem.

II. HOW MARKETS WORK.

3. Demand and Supply.

4. Elasticity.

5. Efficiency and Equity.

6. Markets in Action.

III. HOUSEHOLDS' CHOICES.

7. Utility and Demand.

8. Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices.

IV. FIRMS AND MARKETS.

9. Organizing Production.

10. Output and Costs.

11. Perfect Competition.

12. Monopoly.

13. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly.

V. MARKET FAILURE AND GOVERNMENT.

14. Regulation and Antitrust Law.

15. Externalities.

16. Public Goods and Common Resources.

VI. FACTOR MARKETS, INEQUALITY, AND UNCERTAINTY.

17. Demand and Supply in Factor Markets.

18. Economic Inequality.

19. Uncertainty and Information.

VII. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

20. Trading with the World.

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