Microeconomics and Behavior / Edition 6

Microeconomics and Behavior / Edition 6

by Robert H. Frank
     
 

Robert Frank's Microeconomics and Behavior covers the essential topics of microeconomics while exploring the relationship between economics analysis and human behavior. Human behavior in this context is of significant interest to today's academic community. The book's clear narrative appeals to students, and its numerous examples help students develop economic… See more details below

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Robert Frank's Microeconomics and Behavior covers the essential topics of microeconomics while exploring the relationship between economics analysis and human behavior. Human behavior in this context is of significant interest to today's academic community. The book's clear narrative appeals to students, and its numerous examples help students develop economic intuition. This book introduces modern topics not often found in intermediate textbooks. It encourages the reader to develop the distinctive mindset known as �thinking like an economist."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072977455
Publisher:
Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Publication date:
02/24/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Thinking Like an Economist
Ch. 2Supply and Demand
Ch. 3Rational Consumer Choice
Ch. 4Individual and Market Demand
Ch. 5Applications of Rational Choice and Demand Theories
Ch. 6The Economics of Information and Choice Under Uncertainty
Ch. 7Explaining Tastes: The Importance of Altruism and Other Nonegoistic Behavior
Ch. 8Cognitive Limitations and Consumer Behavior
Ch. 9Production
Ch. 10Costs
Ch. 11Perfect Competition
Ch. 12Monopoly
Ch. 13Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition
Ch. 14Labor
Ch. 15Capital
Ch. 16General Equilibrium and Market Efficiency
Ch. 17Externalities, Property Rights, and the Coase Theorem
Ch. 18Government
Appendixes
Ch. 3 AppThe Utility Function Approach to the Consumer Budgeting Problem
Ch. 4 AppAdditional Topics in Demand Theory
Ch. 5 AppAdditional Applications of Rational Choice and Demand Theories
Ch. 6 AppSearch Theory and the Winner's Curse
Ch. 9 AppMathematical Extensions of Production Theory
Ch. 10 AppMathematical Extensions of the Theory of Costs
Ch. 13 AppAdditional Models of Monopolistic Competition
Ch. 15 AppA More Detailed Look at Exhaustible Resource Allocation
Index

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