Microeconomics for Public Managers / Edition 1

Microeconomics for Public Managers / Edition 1

by Barry Keating, Maryann Keating
     
 

Microeconomics for Public Managers presents a rigorous non-mathematical introduction to the study of microeconomics for managers of non-profit institutions. This unique text is designed for students who intend to work at philanthropic organizations, universities, various levels of government, and other non-profit entities. Topics covered in this text are

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Microeconomics for Public Managers presents a rigorous non-mathematical introduction to the study of microeconomics for managers of non-profit institutions. This unique text is designed for students who intend to work at philanthropic organizations, universities, various levels of government, and other non-profit entities. Topics covered in this text are selected specifically for their relevance to the non-profit sector. This enables the key issues to be covered in greater depth than standard microeconomics textbooks and appropriate case studies and cost-benefit analysis to be extensively utilized. With problem sets and end-of-chapter questions, this textbook provides a pertinent and accessible introduction for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405125444
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/14/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Organizational Alternatives

Part I:   Institutional Setting

Chapter 1.   Managerial Economics in Public and NonprofitAdministration:   An Overview

Chapter 2.   Characteristics of the Government and PrivateNonprofit Sectors

Part II:   Consumer Theory and Public Goods

Chapter 3.   Demand and Supply

Chapter 4.   Estimating Client Choice

Chapter 5.   Market Failure and Public Choice

Part III:  Production Theory and PublicAdministration

Chapter 6.  Production and Costs

Chapter 7.   Market Structure in Government and NonprofitIndustries

Chapter 8.   Selecting the Right Niche and Setting ClientFees

Chapter 9.   Strategic Goals:   If Not Profit,What?

Part IV:   Input Markets and Cost-BenefitAnalysis

Chapter 10.   Employing Labor and Capital

Chapter 11.  Cost-Benefit Analysis

Index

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