Principles of Microeconomics: Global Financial Crisis Edition (with Global Economic Crisis GEC Resource Center Printed Access Card) / Edition 6

Principles of Microeconomics: Global Financial Crisis Edition (with Global Economic Crisis GEC Resource Center Printed Access Card) / Edition 6

by John B. Taylor, Akila Weerapana
     
 

Stay up to date with the current global financial crisis with a special revised edition of PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, 6E, the popular text by accomplished economic expert John B. Taylor and co-author Akila Weerapana. As former Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs and one of the most respected voices in economics, Taylor provides unique

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Stay up to date with the current global financial crisis with a special revised edition of PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, 6E, the popular text by accomplished economic expert John B. Taylor and co-author Akila Weerapana. As former Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs and one of the most respected voices in economics, Taylor provides unique insights into today's issues. Updated graphs, figures, and popular learning features present the latest issues and data, including coverage of the Obama Administration. This clearly written text continues to offer concise yet thorough coverage of current economic theories with refreshing examples, engaging applications, and Aplia, the leading homework solution. Ensure your understanding of economic developments as they happen with PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, 6E: GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS EDITION.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439078211
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Available Titles Aplia Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS. 1. The Central Idea. 2. Observing and Explaining the Economy. 2A. Appendix to Chapter 2: Reading, Understanding, and Creating Graphs. 3. The Supply and Demand Model. 4. Subtleties of the Supply and Demand Model: Price Floors, Price Ceilings, and Elasticity. PART II. PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS. 5. The Demand Curve and the Behavior of Consumers. 5A. Appendix to Chapter 5: Consumer Theory with Indifference Curves. 6. The Supply Curve and the Behavior of Firms. 7. The Interaction of People in Markets. PART III. THE ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM. 8. Costs and the Changes at Firms over Time. 8A. Appendix to Chapter 8: Producer Theory with Isoquants. 9. The Rise and Fall of Industries. 10. Monopoly. 11. Product Differentiation, Monopolistic Competition, and Oligopoly. 12. Antitrust Policy and Regulation. PART IV. MARKETS, INCOME DISTRIBUTION, AND PUBLIC GOODS. 13. Labor Markets. 14. Taxes, Transfers, and Income Distribution. 15. Public Goods, Externalities, and Government Behavior. 16. Capital and Financial Markets. 16A. Appendix to Chapter 16: Present Discounted Value. PART V. TRADE AND GLOBAL MARKETS. 17. The Gains from International Trade. 18. International Trade Policy. Glossary. Index. Credits.

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