Microeconomics / Edition 6 by Robert S. Pindyck | 9780130084613 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Microeconomics / Edition 6

Microeconomics / Edition 6

by Robert S. Pindyck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130084611

ISBN-13: 9780130084613

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book is well known for its coverage of modern topics (Game theory, Economics of Information, and Behavioral Economics), clarity of its writing style and graphs, and integrated use of real world examples. The emphasis on relevance and application to both managerial and public-policy decision-making are focused goals of the book. This emphasis is

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This book is well known for its coverage of modern topics (Game theory, Economics of Information, and Behavioral Economics), clarity of its writing style and graphs, and integrated use of real world examples. The emphasis on relevance and application to both managerial and public-policy decision-making are focused goals of the book. This emphasis is accomplished by including MANY extended examples that cover such topics as the analysis of demand, cost, and market efficiency; the design of pricing strategies; investment and production decisions; and public policy analysis. Economists and strategists looking to stay current with economic information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130084613
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Prentice-Hall Series in Economics
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.28(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

I: INTRODUCTION: MARKETS AND PRICES.

1. Preliminaries.

2. The Basics of Supply and Demand.

II: PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS, AND COMPETITIVE MARKETS.

3. Consumer Behavior.

4. Individual and Market Demand.

5. Uncertainty and Consumer Behavior.

6. Production.

7. The Cost of Production.

8. Profit Maximization and Competitive Supply.

9. The Analysis of Competitive Markets.

III: MARKET STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE STRATEGY.

10. Market Power: Monopoly and Monopsony.

11. Pricing with Market Power.

12. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly.

13. Game Theory and Competitive Strategy.

14. Markets for Factor Inputs.

15. Investment, Time, Capital Markets.

IV: INFORMATION, MARKET FAILURE, AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT.

16. General Equilibrium and Economic Efficiency.

17. Markets with Asymmetric Information.

18. Externalities and Public Goods.

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