Microeconomic Theory and Applications, 8th Edition / Edition 8

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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, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/6/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 9.78 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Table of Contents

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 Maximation 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
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