Microeconomics: Principles and Applications / Edition 6

Microeconomics: Principles and Applications / Edition 6

by Robert E. Hall, Robert Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111822565

ISBN-13: 9781111822569

Pub. Date: 02/16/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Discover how today's microeconomic policy issues, decisions, and applications impact you every day with the practical, accessible presentation in MICROECONOMICS. Written by acclaimed economists Hall and Lieberman, this straightforward contemporary text offers a presentation as current as the latest headlines. Fresh new cutting-edge examples throughout this edition

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Discover how today's microeconomic policy issues, decisions, and applications impact you every day with the practical, accessible presentation in MICROECONOMICS. Written by acclaimed economists Hall and Lieberman, this straightforward contemporary text offers a presentation as current as the latest headlines. Fresh new cutting-edge examples throughout this edition as well as updated mini-cases clearly illustrate core microeconomic theory and applications in action. This edition's streamlined chapters focus on today's most important microeconomic theories and events. The latest thinking from leading economists helps equip readers with a solid foundation in microeconomics necessary for success, no matter what the career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111822569
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
722,058
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: PRELIMINARIES. 1. What Is Economics? 2. Scarcity, Choice, and Economic Systems. Part II: MARKETS AND PRICES. 3. Supply and Demand. 4. Working with Supply and Demand. 5. Elasticity. Part III: MICROECONOMIC DECISION MAKERS. 6. Consumer Choice. 7. Production and Cost. 8. How Firms Make Decisions: Profit Maximization. Part IV: PRODUCT MARKETS. 9. Perfect Competition. 10. Monopoly. 11. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly. Part V: LABOR, CAPITAL, AND FINANCIAL MARKETS. 12. Labor Markets. 13. Capital and Financial Markets. Part VI: EFFICIENCY, GOVERNMENT, AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. 14. Economic Efficiency and the Competitive Ideal. 15. Government's Role in Economic Efficiency. 16. Comparative Advantage and the Gains from International Trade.

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