Microeconomics: (with Student Resource Disk and Economics in Action 5.1) / Edition 5

Microeconomics: (with Student Resource Disk and Economics in Action 5.1) / Edition 5

by Michael Parkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0201712377

ISBN-13: 9780201712377

Pub. Date: 07/19/2000

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201712377
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/19/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. What is Economics?
2. Making and Using Graphs.
3. The Economic Problem.

II. HOW MARKETS WORK.

4. Demand and Supply.
5. Elasticity.
6. Efficiency and Equity.
7. Markets in Action.

III. HOUSEHOLDS' CHOICES.

8. Utility and Demand.
9. Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices.

IV. FIRMS AND MARKETS.

10. Organizing Production.
11. Output and Costs.
12. Perfect Competition.
13. Monopoly.
14. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly.

V. RESOURCE MARKETS.

15. Demand and Supply in Resource Markets.
16. Labor Markets.
17. Inequality, Redistribution, and Health Care.

VI. MARKET FAILURE AND GOVERNMENT.

18. Market Failure and Public Choice.
19. Regulation and Antitrust Law.
20. Externalities, the Environment, and Knowledge.
21. Uncertainty and Information.

VII. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

22. Trading with the World.

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