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Microeconomics: Principles and Policy / Edition 12
     

Microeconomics: Principles and Policy / Edition 12

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by William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder
 

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ISBN-10: 0538453621

ISBN-13: 9780538453622

Pub. Date: 06/15/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Since introducing the aggregate supply/aggregate demand model as a fundamental tool for learning economics in the first edition of their textbook, William Baumol and Alan Blinder have, for over two decades, led the teaching and learning of economic with their authoritative and timely discussion of the field. Now in its eighth edition 2001 Update, Microeconomics:

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Since introducing the aggregate supply/aggregate demand model as a fundamental tool for learning economics in the first edition of their textbook, William Baumol and Alan Blinder have, for over two decades, led the teaching and learning of economic with their authoritative and timely discussion of the field. Now in its eighth edition 2001 Update, Microeconomics: Principles and Policy remains a time-tested tool in teaching and learning the ever-evolving field of economics.

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ISBN-13:
9780538453622
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH ECONOMICS. 1. What Is Economics? 2. The Use and Misuse of Graphs. 3. The Economy: Myth and Reality. 4. Scarcity and Choice: The Economic Problem. 5. Supply and Demand: An Initial Look. PART II. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF DEMAND AND SUPPLY. 6. Consumer choice: Individual and Market Demand.. 7. Demand and Elasticity. 8. Production, Inputs, and Cost: Building Blocks for Supply Analysis. 9. Output, Price, and Profit: The Importance of Marginal Analysis. PART III. MARKETS, FROM COMPETITION TO MONOPOLY: VIRTUES AND VICES. 10. The Firm and the Industry under Perfect Competition. 11. The Price System and the Case for Free Markets. 12. Monopoly. 13. Between Competition and Monopoly. 14. The Market Mechanism: Shortcomings and Remedies. 15. Microeconomics of Innovation: Prime Engine of Growth. 16. Real Firms and Their Financing: Stocks and Bonds. PART IV. THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME. 17. Pricing and the Factors of Production. 18. Labor: The Human Input. 19. Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination. PART V. THE GOVERNMENT AND THE ECONOMY. 20. Limiting Market Power: Regulation and Antitrust. 21. Taxation and Resource Allocation. 22. Externalities, the Environment, and Natural Resources. 23. International Trade and Comparative Advantage.

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