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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Overview

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:
9781405125437
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/17/2008
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Organizational Alternatives.

Part I: Institutional Setting:.

1. Managerial Economics in Public and Nonprofit Administration:An.

Overview.

2. Characteristics of the Government and Private NonprofitSectors.

Part II: Consumer Theory and Public Goods:.

3. Demand and Supply.

4. Estimating Client Choice.

5. Market Failure and Public Choice.

Part III: Production Theory and PublicAdministration:.

6. Production and Costs.

7. Market Structure in Government and Nonprofit Industries.

8. Selecting the Right Niche and Setting Client Fees.

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

Part IV: Input Markets and Cost—Benefit Analysis:.

10. Employing Labor and Capital.

11. Cost—Benefit Analysis.

Index

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