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ECON for Microeconomics / Edition 2 available in Paperback
Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 150 students and faculty, ECON FOR MICROECONOMICS, 2E is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ECON FOR MICROECONOMICS, 2E, a unique book for your principles of microeconomics course, began with YOU. We asked you, the students, through conversations, focus groups, surveys, and interviews, how you learn best. Based on your answers and on input from faculty, we took your suggestions--online graphing practice, quizzing and review cards--and built them into the most innovative approach to teaching and learning principles of microeconomics today. This student-tested, faculty-approved streamlined text and suite of multimedia learning aids are designed to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners. With ECON FOR MICROECONOMICS, 2E, you'll find everything you need to prepare efficiently and succeed in your principles of microeconomics course.
Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS. 1. The Art and Science of Economic Analysis. 2. Economic Tools and Economic Systems. 3. Economic Decision Makers. 4. Demand, Supply, and Markets. Part II: INTRODUCTION TO THE MARKET SYSTEM. 5. Elasticity of Demand and Supply. 6. Consumer Choice and Demand. 7. Production and Cost in the Firm. Part III: MARKET STRUCTURE AND PRICING. 8. Perfect Competition. 9. Monopoly. 10. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly. Part IV: RESOURCE MARKETS. 11. Resource Markets. 12. Labor Markets and Labor Unions. 13. Capital, Interest, and Corporate Finance. 14. Transaction Costs, Imperfect Information, and Market Behavior. Part V: MARKET FAILURE AND PUBLIC POLICY. 15. Economic Regulation and Antitrust Policy. 16. Public Goods and Public Choice. 17. Externalities and the Environment. 18. Income Distribution and Poverty. Part VI: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS. 19. International Trade. 20. International Finance. 21. Developing and Transitional Economies.