The Study Guide and Workbook, by Brett Katzman, Kennesaw College, includes learning objectives, fill-in summaries, multiple-choice questions, glossary questions, exercises involving quantitative problems, graphs, and answers to all questions and problems.
Textbook for undergraduate students offers a concise, nontechnical presentation of the basic theories of the subject together with a wide variety of applications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author
Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Emeritus Professor of Economics at Amherst College and a visiting professor at Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida. Over his teaching career, Professor Nicholson has sought to develop in students an appreciation for the value of economic models in the study of important social questions. He also has enjoyed showing students some of the stranger things that economists have sought to model. Nicholson received his PhD in economics from MIT. Most of his research is in the area of labor economics, especially policy questions related to unemployment.
Christopher Snyder is the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where he pursues research and teaching interests in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and law and economics. He is a research associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research, serves on the board of the Industrial Organization Society, and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Review of Industrial Organization. Snyder received his PhD from MIT. His recent research has appeared in leading journals both in and outside economics, including the Journal of Political Economy and Journal of the American Medical Association. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife, who also teaches economics at Dartmouth, and three daughters.
Part 1: INTRODUCTION. 1. Economic Models. Appendix: Mathematics Used In Microeconomics. Part 2: DEMAND. 2. Utility and Choice. 3. Demand Curves. Part 3: UNCERTAINTY AND STRATEGY. 4. Uncertainty and Expected Utility. 5. Game Theory. Part 4: PRODUCTION, COSTS, AND SUPPLY. 6. Production. 7. Costs. 8. Profit Maximization and Supply. Part 5: PERFECT COMPETITION. 9. Perfect Competition in a Single Market. 10. General Equilibrium and Welfare. Part 6: MARKET POWER. 11. Monopoly. 12. Imperfect Competition. Part 7: INPUT MARKETS. 13. Pricing in Input Markets. 14. Capital and Time. Part 8: ADDITIONAL TOPICS 15. Asymmetric Information. 16. Public Goods and Externalities. 17. Behavioral Economics.