Microeconomics: Principles, Applications, and Tools / Edition 8

Microeconomics: Principles, Applications, and Tools / Edition 8

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by Arthur O'Sullivan, Steven Sheffrin, Stephen Perez
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780132948869
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/05/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
873,295
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION AND KEY PRINCIPLES

1. Introduction: What is Economics?

2. Key Principles of Economics

3. Exchange and Markets

4. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium

II. A CLOSER LOOK AT DEMAND AND SUPPLY

5. Elasticity: A Measure of Responsiveness

6. Market Efficiency and Government Intervention

7.Consumer Choice: Utility Theory and Insights from Neuroscience

III. MARKET STRUCTURES AND PRICING

8. Production Technology and Cost

9. Perfect Competition

10. Monopoly and Price Discrimination

11. Market Entry and Monopolistic Competition

12. Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior

13. Controlling Market Power: Antitrust and Regulation

IV. EXTERNALITIES AND INFORMATION

14. Imperfect Information: Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard

15. Public Goods and Public Choice

16. External Costs and Environmental Policy

V. THE LABOR MARKET AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION

17. The Labor Market and the Distribution of Income

VI. THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY

18. International Trade and Public Policy

19. The World of International Finance

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