Microeconomics and Behavior / Edition 4

Microeconomics and Behavior / Edition 4

by Robert H. Frank, Amy J. Glass
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073660833

ISBN-13: 9780073660837

Pub. Date: 08/04/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Robert Frank’s Microeconomics and Behavior covers the essential topics of microeconomics while exploring the relationship between economics analysis and human behavior. 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…  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. 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. Its focus throughout is to develop a student’s capacity to "think like an economist."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073660837
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/04/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
1.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 9.20(d)

Table of Contents

Microeconomics and Behavior, 7e
Robert Frank

Part 1: Introduction

1. Thinking Like an Economist

2. Supply and Demand

Appendix: How Do Taxes Affect Equilibrium Prices and Quantities?

Part 2: The Theory of Consumer Behavior

3. Rational Consumer Choice Appendix: The Utility Function Approach to the Consumer Budgeting Problem

4. Individual and Market Demand

Appendix: Additional Topics in Demand Theory

5. Applications of Rational Choice and Demand Theories

6. The Economics of Information and Choice Under Uncertainty

Appendix: Search Theory and the Winner’s Curse

7. Explaining Tastes: The Importance of Altruism and Other Nonegoistic Behavior

8. Cognitive Limitations and Consumer Behavior

Part 3: The Theory of the Firm and Market Structure

9. Production Appendix: Mathematical Extensions of Production Theory

10. Costs

Appendix: Mathematical Extensions of the Theory of Costs

11. Perfect Competition

12. Monopoly

13. Imperfect Competition: A Game-Theoretic Approach

Part 4: Factor Markets

14. Labor

Appendix: The Economics of Workplace Safety

15. Capital

Appendix: A More Detailed Look at Exhaustible Resource Allocation

Part 5: Welfare Economics

16. Externalities, Property Rights, and the Coase Theorem

17. Government

18W. General Equilibrium and Market Efficiency (online only)

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