Microeconomics

Microeconomics

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by Robert S. Pindyck, Daniel L. Rubinfeld, Scott Simkins, Jim Barbour
     
 

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

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780139872235
Publisher:
Pearson College Div
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
4TH PACKAG

Table of Contents

Pt. IIntroduction: Markets and Prices1
1Preliminaries3
2The Basics of Supply and Demand19
Pt. IIProducers, Consumers, and Competitive Markets59
3Consumer Behavior61
4Individual and Market Demand101
5Choice Under Uncertainty147
6Production175
7The Cost of Production205
8Profit Maximization and Competitive Supply251
9The Analysis of Competitive Markets289
Pt. IIIMarket Structure and Competitive Strategy331
10Market Power: Monopoly and Monopsony333
11Pricing with Market Power375
12Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly433
13Game Theory and Competitive Strategy475
14Markets for Factor Inputs513
15Investment, Time, and Capital Markets545
Pt. IVInformation, Market Failure, and the Role of Government577
16General Equilibrium and Economic Efficiency579
17Markets with Asymmetric Information617
18Externalities and Public Goods647
AppThe Basics of Regression683
Glossary693
Answers to Selected Exercises703
Index717

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