Microeconomics / Edition 9

Microeconomics / Edition 9

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by David Colander
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0077501802

ISBN-13: 9780077501808

Pub. Date: 01/28/2014

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Colander’s Economics 10e is specifically designed to help today’s students succeed in the principles of economics course and grasp economic concepts they can apply in their daily lives. Colander’s trademark colloquial approach focuses on modern economics, institutions, history, and modeling, and is organized around learning objectives to make it

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Colander’s Economics 10e is specifically designed to help today’s students succeed in the principles of economics course and grasp economic concepts they can apply in their daily lives. Colander’s trademark colloquial approach focuses on modern economics, institutions, history, and modeling, and is organized around learning objectives to make it easier for students to understand the material and for instructors to build assignments within Connect. Through Connect and Smartbook students will find engaging activities, helpful tutorial videos, and learning resources at that moment of need.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077501808
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
176,171
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION: THINKING LIKE AN ECONOMIST
1 Economics and Economic Reasoning 4
2 The Production Possibility Model, Trade, and Globalization 24
Appendix: Graphish: The Language of Graphs 42
3 Economic Institutions 51
Appendix: The History of Economic Systems 71
4 Supply and Demand 77
5 Using Supply and Demand 100
Appendix: Algebraic Representation of Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium 116

PART II MICROECONOMICS
I THE POWER OF TRADITIONAL ECONOMIC MODELS
6 Describing Supply and Demand: Elasticities 122
7 Taxation and Government Intervention 142
8 Market Failure versus Government Failure 162
8W Politics and Economics: The Case of Agricultural Markets 183
II INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES
9 Comparative Advantage, Exchange Rates, and Globalization 184
10 International Trade Policy 203
III PRODUCTION AND COST ANALYSIS
11 Production and Cost Analysis I 224
12 Production and Cost Analysis II 243
Appendix: Isocost/Isoquant Analysis 260
IV MARKET STRUCTURE
13 Perfect Competition 265
14 Monopoly and Monopolistic Competition 285
Appendix: The Algebra of Competitive and Monopolistic Firms 310
15 Oligopoly and Antitrust Policy 312
16 Real-World Competition and Technology 331
V FACTOR MARKETS
17 Work and the Labor Market 351
Appendix: Derived Demand 375
17W Nonwage and Asset Income: Rents, Profits, and Interest 381
18 Who Gets What? The Distribution of Income 382
VI CHOICE AND DECISION MAKING
19 The Logic of Individual Choice: The Foundation of Supply and Demand 407
Appendix: Indifference Curve Analysis 427
20 Game Theory, Strategic Decision Making, and Behavioral Economics 432
Appendix: Game Theory and Oligopoly 452
VII MODERN ECONOMIC THINKING
21 Thinking Like a Modern Economist 457
22 Behavioral Economics and Modern Economic Policy 483
23 Microeconomic Policy, Economic Reasoning, and Beyond 501

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