Microeconomics with Other / Edition 1

Microeconomics with Other / Edition 1

by Michael A. Leeds, Peter von Allmen, Richard C. Schiming
     
 

Overview

Quality assessment permeates every component of Microeconomics, the first textbook to offer a class-tested test bank. MyEconLab’s innovative online homework and tutorial system, with its innovative computer-grade graphing exercises, is tightly linked to the text.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321451286
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Series:
MyEconLab Series
Edition description:
PACKAGE
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. Economics: The Science of Everyday Life

EXAMPLE  Registering for Class on the First Day of the Semester

2. Efficiency and Allocation in the Global Economy

EXAMPLE  U.S Spending on Military Build-up and Healthcare


3. The American Economy in a Global Setting

EXAMPLE  Ups and Downs of Pittsburg's Steel Industry


4. Introduction to the Demand and Supply Framework

EXAMPLE  Market for Coffee in Burlington, Vermont


5. Elasticity

EXAMPLE   Lunchtime Market for Fast Food


6. Market Efficiency and Government Intervention

EXAMPLE  Buying a Laptop Computer for College


PART 2: The Role of Consumers and Firms

7. Consumer Behavior

EXAMPLE Spending Money on Pizza or CDs


8. Firm Production and Cost

EXAMPLE Guitar Production in Nashville, TN


PART 3: Market Structure, Pricing, and Public Policy

9. Perfect Competition

EXAMPLE Pike Place Market and the Seattle Salmon Business

 

10. Monopoly

EXAMPLE Major League Baseball and an Atlanta Braves game

 

11. Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation

EXAMPLE Philly Cheese Steak Industry


12. Oligopoly

EXAMPLE  Video Game Console Industry


13. Antitrust, Regulation, and Deregulation

EXAMPLE  Ticketmaster as a Monopoly

 

PART 4: Resource Markets, Market Failure, and Public Goods

 

14. Firms and Financial Markets

EXAMPLE  Google's Rise to Prominence

 

15. Labor Markets

EXAMPLE  MP3 Carrying Case Manufacturer


16. Poverty and the Distribution of Income

EXAMPLE  Oprah Winfrey's Career

 

17. Market Failure: Public Goods and Externalities

EXAMPLE The Chesapeake Bay's Endangered Natural Resources

 

Part 5: International Trade and Finance

 

18. International Trade

EXAMPLE  Anti-globalization Protesters at the WTO Meeting in Seattle

 

19. International Finance

EXAMPLE  The Argentine Financial Crisis

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