Microeconomic Theory and Applications, 8th Edition / Edition 8

Microeconomic Theory and Applications, 8th Edition / Edition 8

by Edgar K. Browning, Mark A. Zupan
     
 

What makes a Microeconomics text work?

What makes this a book that works? Outstanding quality…precise technical coverage…student-motivating writing style…engaging applications…

Browning and Zupan's Microeconomics offers the liveliest writing, the right sequence of topics, and exceptionally well developed graphs with unusually

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What makes a Microeconomics text work?

What makes this a book that works? Outstanding quality…precise technical coverage…student-motivating writing style…engaging applications…

Browning and Zupan's Microeconomics offers the liveliest writing, the right sequence of topics, and exceptionally well developed graphs with unusually thorough explanations….all at the right level for people learning microeconomics. This edition contains over 400 review questions and problems for ample practice review material and analytical exercises.

But what really gets readers thinking and doing microeconomics are the engaging applications in the Eighth Edition! Here are some of the new ones:
The Cross of Growing Gridlock
Price Ceilings Can Be Deadly for Buyers
BK Versus KFC in the UK in the Wake of BSE
The Decline of Public Transit as a Means of Getting to Work
Sales Tax Avoidance and Online Commerce
Income and Substitution Effects and Home Ownership
Network Effects and the Diffusion of Communications Technologies and Computer Hardware and Software
School Choice is Nothing New
The Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns, Caffeine Intake and Exam Performance
The Management Function and Decreasing Returns to Scale: "The Plan"
The Effect of 9-11-01 on U.S. Production Costs
Learning by Doing and the Model T
The Importance of Thinking at the Relevant Margin
The Method of Mothballing
Languish and Anguish at LaGuardia
Protecting Steel Jobs Steals Jobs
Why Sugar Import Quotas Were Job Losers with Respect to LifeSavers
Cooperative Lawyers: An Oxymoron
The Internet and the Price of Life Insurance
Non-Free CaliforniaFreeways
"'O Give Me Some Property Rights…"

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471230649
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/06/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 9.78(h) x 1.04(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1. An Introduction to Microeconomics.

Chapter 2. Supply and Demand.

Chapter 3. The Theory of Consumer Choice.

Chapter 4. Individual and Market Demand.

Chapter 5. Using Consumer Choice Theory.

Chapter 6. Exchange, Efficiency, and Prices.

Chapter 7. Production.

Chapter 8. The Cost of Production.

Chapter 9. Profit Maximization in Perfectly Competitive Markets.

Chapter 10. Using the Competitive Model.

Chapter 11. Monopoly.

Chapter 12. Product Pricing with Monopoly Power.

Chapter 13. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly.

Chapter 14. Game Theory and the Economics of Information.

Chapter 15. Using Noncompetitive Market Models.

Chapter 16. Employment and Pricing of Inputs.

Chapter 17. Wages, Rent, Interest, and Profit.

Chapter 18. Using Input Market Analysis.

Chapter 19. General Equilibrium Analysis and Economic Efficiency.

Chapter 20. Public Goods and Externalities.

Mathematical Appendix.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Ind ex.

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