Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions / Edition 8

Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions / Edition 8

by Walter Nicholson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0030335930

ISBN-13: 9780030335938

Pub. Date: 10/26/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Applauded for providing the most clear and accurate presentation of advanced microeconomic concepts, Walter Nicholson brings us Microeconomic Theory, 8/e . The text offers an ideal level of mathematical rigor for upper level undergraduate students and beginning graduate students. It gives students the opportunity to work directly with theoretical tools, real-world

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Applauded for providing the most clear and accurate presentation of advanced microeconomic concepts, Walter Nicholson brings us Microeconomic Theory, 8/e . The text offers an ideal level of mathematical rigor for upper level undergraduate students and beginning graduate students. It gives students the opportunity to work directly with theoretical tools, real-world applications, and cutting edge developments in the study of microeconomics. Reviewers exclaim, Nicholson's text is solid, rigorous and comprehensive. It is sensibly challenging for students, best serving students with a mathematics background, and absolutely essential for those who are preparing for graduate studies in economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030335938
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/26/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Part IIntroduction1
1Economic Models3
2The Mathematics of Optimization21
Part IIChoice and Demand63
3Preferences and Utility65
4Utility Maximization and Choice91
5Income and Substitution Effects115
6Demand Relationships Among Goods151
7Market Demand and Elasticity171
Part IIIChoice Under Uncertainty195
8Expected Utility and Risk Aversion197
9The Economics of Information225
10Game Theory and Strategic Equilibrium245
Part IVProduction and Supply265
11Production Functions267
12Costs297
13Profit Maximization and Supply333
Part VPerfect Competition365
14The Partial Equilibrium Competitive Model367
15Applied Competitive Analysis401
16General Competitive Equilibrium421
17The Efficiency of Perfect Competition455
Part VIModels of Imperfect Competition493
18Models of Monopoly495
19Traditional Models of Imperfect Competition527
20Game Theory Models of Pricing553
Part VIIPricing in Input Markets575
21Firms' Demands for Inputs577
22Labor Supply605
23Capital625
Part VIIILimits of the Market657
24Externalities and Public Goods659
25Political Economics685
Brief Answers to Queries709
Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems719
Glossary of Frequently Used Terms729
Name Index735
Subject Index738

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