The 10th edition of Browning and Zupan's Microeconomics: Theory and Applications continues to motivate students and introduce them to current thinking in the field. This book appeals to students and instructors alike because of its accessibility, large number of applications, and the clear step-by-step manner in which graphs are introduced.
In this new edition, the authors have included more applications and more mathematical material to reinforce students’ understanding of basic microeconomic principles. This knowledge of microeconomic theory will serve as an essential foundation for any business major or for those preparing for a future career as a business professional.
New edition of a microeconomics text that provides the fundamental tools of analysis and shows how the tools can be used to analyze both old and new economy markets. In addition to core principles, it emphasizes input market analysis and public policy issues. Although all chapters contain applictions, four of them are devoted exclusively to longer examples that use and reinforce the graphical and logical techniques developed in the theory chapters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Edgar K. Browning is the Alfred F. Chalk Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University; his specialty is Public Economics. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1971. A selected list of his publications include “ A Neglected Welfare Cost of Monopoly- and Most other Product Market Distortions,” Journal of Public Economics, 1997; The Non-Tax Wedge,” Journal of Public Economics, 1994; “The Marginal Cost of Redistribution,” Public Finance Quarterly, 1993; “On the Marginal Welfare Cost of Taxation,” American Economic Review, 1987; “The Trade-Off Between Equality and Efficiency,” Journal of Political Economy, 1984.