Microeconomics / Edition 8

Microeconomics / Edition 8

by Stephen L Slavin
     
 

Offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and student accessibility, this text stands apart with its emphasis on intriguing applications that convey the prevalence of economics in everyday life. By applying economics to phenomenon that students are familiar with and interested in, this book demonstrates like no other text how economic analysis can be… See more details below

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Offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and student accessibility, this text stands apart with its emphasis on intriguing applications that convey the prevalence of economics in everyday life. By applying economics to phenomenon that students are familiar with and interested in, this book demonstrates like no other text how economic analysis can be applied to virtually anything of interest, thus helping students develop true economic intuition. Additional student-oriented features include a unique active-learning format, an emphasis on developing economic analysis skills, and an outstanding visual program for exhibits and graphs. Content highlights include balanced presentation of major macro theories; a micro presentation that centers around the trilogy of objectives, constraints, and choices; thorough integration of international topics; and fully-integrated Internet features that offer hands-on exercises foe exploring economics on-line. Microeconomics, 5e is also available in a macro split and both micro/macro are in the principles text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073281476
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.78(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Economics All About, How Do We Use This Book, and Why Is This Book Different from All Other Introductory Economics Textbooks?
1A Brief Economic History of the United States3
2Resource Utilization25
3Supply and Demand49
4The Mixed Economy59
5Applications in Supply and Demand81
6Demand105
7Utility and Consumer Surplus131
8Supply143
9Cost and Profit157
10Supply in the Short Run and the Long Run179
11Perfect Competition195
12Monopoly213
13Monopolistic Competition235
14Oligopoly249
15The Four Types of Competition: A Review273
16Corporate Mergers and Antitrust285
17Demand in the Factor Market303
18Labor Unions325
19Labor Markets and Wage Rates345
20Rent, Interest, and Profit369
21Income Distribution and Poverty393
22International Trade425
23International Finance459
Glossary479
Index485

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