Microeconomics / Edition 12

Microeconomics / Edition 12

by Richard G. Lipsey, Paul N. Courant, Christopher T.S. Ragan
     
 

ISBN-10: 020136011X

ISBN-13: 9780201360110

Pub. Date: 12/17/1998

Publisher: Pearson

The goal of this book has always been to provide readers with a solid introduction to the economic issues facing the world today, using the methods economists use to study those issues, and the policy problems that those issues create. This revision includes updated information on such key issues as health care, distribution of income, unemployment, labor, and

Overview

The goal of this book has always been to provide readers with a solid introduction to the economic issues facing the world today, using the methods economists use to study those issues, and the policy problems that those issues create. This revision includes updated information on such key issues as health care, distribution of income, unemployment, labor, and monetary policy. The authors have also greatly increased the focus on the international economy and economic growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201360110
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/17/1998
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
7.91(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF ECONOMICS.

1. The Economic Problem.
2. Economics as a Social Science.
3. The Anatomy of a Market Economy.
4. Demand, Supply, and Price.
5. Elasticity.
6. Demand and Supply in Action.

III. CONSUMERS AND PRODUCERS.

7. Consumer Behavior.
8. Production and Cost in the Short Run.
9. Production and Cost in the Long Run.

IV. MARKETS, PRICING, AND EFFICIENCY.

10. Competitive Markets.
11. Monopoly.
12. Imperfect Competition.
13. Economic Efficiency and Public Policy.
14. Inside the Firm.

V. THE MARKETS FOR FACTORS OF PRODUCTION.

15. Factor Pricing and Factor Mobility.
16. Labor Markets.
17. Capital and Nonrenewable Resources.

VI. GOVERNMENT IN THE MARKET ECONOMY.

18. Costs and Benefits of Government Intervention.
19. Environmental and Safety Regulation.
20. Taxation and Public Expenditure.

XI. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS.

35. The Gains from International Trade.
36. Trade Policy.

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