Microeconomics Microeconomics (Book Only) / Edition 11

Microeconomics Microeconomics (Book Only) / Edition 11

by Roger A. Arnold
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133561683

ISBN-13: 9781133561682

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Any suggestions for copywriter or provide generic description of the product to be used for the Internet or non-channel specific applications. NOTE: If you have a book only version for this product, it is imperative that you provide a description that does not include any references to package elements. Ever wonder why you have the number of friends that you do

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Any suggestions for copywriter or provide generic description of the product to be used for the Internet or non-channel specific applications. NOTE: If you have a book only version for this product, it is imperative that you provide a description that does not include any references to package elements. Ever wonder why you have the number of friends that you do? . . . If a tax on soda would really reduce obesity? . . . What is going on with the financial problems in Greece? . . . or whether a tax rebate is better than a tax bonus? MICROECONOMICS answers these questions and many more. Using intriguing pop culture examples, the eleventh edition is revised to include the most comprehensive coverage of the financial and economic crisis available in a principles of microeconomics text. Self-tests help determine how well you're grasping the concepts, and CourseMate for Microeconomics offers a graphing tutorial, quizzes, videos and more. It's all carefully designed to help you get the best grade possible! Building on the Video Office Hours lectures developed by the author for the tenth edition, the eleventh edition features two entirely new video types—See It Solved and GraphIt! See It Solved videos walk you through a worked problem, similar to those found at the end of each chapter, providing an ideal study tool for reference as you do homework. GraphIt! videos demonstrate key concepts in graphing in short (averaging three to five minutes) video pieces that can be played and replayed to see how the graphs are built.

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ISBN-13:
9781133561682
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS Part I: ECONOMICS: THE SCIENCE OF SCARCITY 1. What Economics Is About. Appendix A Working with Diagrams. Appendix B Should You Major in Economics? 2. Production Possibilities Frontier Framework. 3. Supply and Demand: Theory. 4. Prices: Free, Controlled, and Relative. 5. Supply, Demand, and Price: Applications. MICROECONOMICS Part II: MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS 6. Elasticity. 7. Consumer Choice: Maximizing Utility and Behavioral Economics. Appendix C Budget Constraint and Indifference Curve Analysis. 8. Production and Costs. Part III: PRODUCT MARKETS AND POLICIES 9. Perfect Competition. 10. Monopoly. 11. Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Game Theory. 12. Government and Product Markets: Antitrust and Regulation. Part IV: FACTOR MARKETS AND RELATED ISSUES 13. Factor Markets: With Emphasis on the Labor Market. 14. Wages, Union, and Labor. 15. The Distribution of Income and Poverty. 16. Interest, Rent, and Profit. Part V: MARKET FAILURE, PUBLIC CHOICE, AND SPECIAL-INTEREST-GROUP POLITICS 17. Market Failure: Externalities, Public Goods, and Asymmetric Information. 18. Public Choice and Special-Interest-Group Politics. Part VI: ECONOMICS THEORY-BUILDING AND EVERYDAY LIFE 19. Building Theories to Explain Everyday Life: From Observations to Questions to Theories to Predictions. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY Part VII: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION 20. International Trade. 21. International Finance. WEB CHAPTERS 22. The Economic Case For and Against Government: Five Topics Considered. 23. Financial Matters: Stocks, Bonds, Futures and Options. 24. Agriculture: Problems, Policies, and Unintended Effects.

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