Microeconomics: An Intuitive Approach with Calculus (Book Only)

Microeconomics: An Intuitive Approach with Calculus (Book Only)

by Thomas Nechyba
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439039992

ISBN-13: 9781439039991

Pub. Date: 01/11/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Is it more efficient to rent a car or take taxis while on vacation? How do coupons change demand? MICROECONOMICS: AN INTUITIVE APPROACH WITH CALCULUS explains the economic theory underlying day-to-day choices. The A sections of each chapter introduce concepts using intuition, a conversational writing style, everyday examples, and graphs. The B sections cover

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Is it more efficient to rent a car or take taxis while on vacation? How do coupons change demand? MICROECONOMICS: AN INTUITIVE APPROACH WITH CALCULUS explains the economic theory underlying day-to-day choices. The A sections of each chapter introduce concepts using intuition, a conversational writing style, everyday examples, and graphs. The B sections cover the same concepts with accessible mathematical analyses. Each copy includes access to online LiveGraphs — a suite of interactive, animated graphs that allows you to view dimensional graphs and functions illustrated in the book, as well as some additional graphs that are not in the printed text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439039991
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/11/2010
Pages:
1224
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction. Part I: CONSUMERS, WORKERS AND SAVERS/BORROWERS.
2. Choice Sets and Budget Constraints.
3. Choice Sets in Labor and Financial Markets.
4. Tastes and Indifference Curves.
5. Different Types of Tastes.
6. Doing the Best We Can.
7. Income and Substitution Effects in Consumer Goods Markets.
8. Wealth and Substitution Effects in Labor and Financial Markets.
9. Demand for Goods and Supply of Labor and Capital.
10. Consumer Surplus and Dead Weight Loss. Part II: PRODUCERS (OR FIRMS).
11. Single Input Production.
12. Production with Multiple Inputs.
13. Production Decisions in the Short and Long Run. Part III: PRICES, MARKETS, AND THE FUNDAMENTAL WELFARE THEOREMS.
14. Competitive Market Equilibrium.
15. The Invisible Hand and Market Equilibrium.
16. General Equilibrium.
17. Risk and Uncertainty. Part IV: DISTORTIONS OF THE INVISIBLE HAND IN COMPETITIVE MARKETS.
18. Elasticities, Price Distorting Policies and Non-Price Rationing.
19. Taxes and Subsidies.
20. Interference with Trading Across Time and Space.
21. Production and Consumption Externalities.
22. Asymmetric Information (Insurance Markets, Discrimination). Part V: DISTORTIONS OF THE INVISIBLE HAND FROM NON-COMPETITIVE MARKETS.
23. An Introduction to Game Theory.
24. Market Power: Monopoly and Monopsony.
25. Innovation and Monopolistic Competition.
26. Oligopoly.
27. Public Goods. Part VI: MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.
28. Governments and Politics.
29. What is Good?
30. Balancing Government, Civil Society and Markets.

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